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Ballinger [née Hodgson], (Violet) Margaret Livingstone

F. A. Mouton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education. 1465 words.

Ballinger [née Hodgson], (Violet) Margaret Livingstone (1894–1980), university teacher and politician in South Africa, was born at 4 Waverley Terrace, Glasgow, on 11 January 1894, the third...

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Garba-Jahumpa, Ibrahima Momodou

Arnold Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education. 872 words.

Garba-Jahumpa, Ibrahima Momodou (1912–1994), schoolteacher and politician in Gambia, was born in Bathurst (Banjul), capital of the British colony of Gambia, in 1912, the son of Momodou...

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Hofmeyr, Jan Frederik Hendrik

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education; Classical Studies. 1594 words.

Hofmeyr, Jan Frederik Hendrik (1894–1948), classical scholar and politician in South Africa, was born in Cape Town on 20 March 1894, the younger son of Andries Brink Hofmeyr (1851–1897), a...

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Matthews, Zachariah Keodirelang

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education. 953 words.

Matthews, Zachariah Keodirelang (1901–1968), university teacher and political leader in South Africa, was born on 20 October 1901 in his grandmother's home at Winter's Rush, near Kimberley,...

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Tarawali, Ibrahim

David E. Skinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education; Islam. 1080 words.

Tarawali, Ibrahim (c. 1785–1880), political leader and educationist, was born in the town of Forecariah, Moriah kingdom, in Guinea, west Africa. Ibrahim Tarawali was a son of Ibrahim...

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