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Of all South Africa’s Jewish feather merchants, Max Rose was the most famous. He even met the queen of England.
Robert Smit was meant to be South Africa’s next finance minister — before he and his wife were shot dead.
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Trésor left his home in war-torn DRC as a teenager — eight years later, he’s a multiplatinum-selling singer-songwriter.
Emily Hobhouse dedicated her life to fighting injustice, demanding changes to the British approach in South Africa.
Lady Anne Barnard also witnessed the French Revolution firsthand.