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Cape Town, South Africa

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.capetown.gov.za/

Population:
2,893,251 (2001 census)

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Cape Times

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Cape Town
1829

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jan Hendrik Brand
Head of State
6-Dec-1823 14-Jul-1888 President of the Orange Free State
John Maxwell Coetzee
Novelist
9-Feb-1940   Reclusive South African novelist, essayist
Abba Eban
Government
2-Feb-1915 17-Nov-2002 Foreign Minister of Israel, 1966-74
Jean Grae
Rapper
27-Nov-1976   What? What?
Ian Hunter
Actor
13-Jun-1900 23-Sep-1975 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Trevor Immelman
Golf
16-Dec-1979   Winner of 2008 Masters Tournament
Cecil Kellaway
Actor
22-Aug-1893 28-Feb-1973 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Marius Kloppers
Business
26-Aug-1962   CEO of BHP Billiton
Moira Lister
Actor
6-Aug-1923 27-Oct-2007 Seven Waves Away
Laurence Oliphant
Author
1829 23-Dec-1888 Scientific Religion
Donald Randolph
Actor
5-Jan-1906 16-Mar-1993 The Deadly Mantis
Graham B. Spanier
Educator
18-Jul-1948   President, Penn State University, 1995-2011
Richard Spring
Politician
24-Sep-1946   British MP, West Suffolk

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis Brutus
Poet
28-Nov-1924 26-Dec-2009 Sirens, Knuckles and Boots
Moira Lister
Actor
6-Aug-1923 27-Oct-2007 Seven Waves Away
Mary Renault
Novelist
4-Sep-1905 13-Dec-1983 The Last of the Wine
Olive Schreiner
Novelist
24-Mar-1855 11-Dec-1920 The Story of an African Farm
Ian Smith
Head of State
8-Apr-1919 20-Nov-2007 Rhodesian Prime Minister, 1965-79



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