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us: Ramaphosa, Cyril

  • [Individual was an antiapartheid activist.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Matamela Cyril
  • Variants

    • us: Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Johannesburg (South Africa)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of South Africa
        • Organization: (naf) National Union of Mineworkers (South Africa)
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
        • Organization: (naf) Cosatu
        • Organization: (naf) Black Economic Empowerment (Program : South Africa)
        • Organization: (naf) Commonwealth Business Council
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Anti-apartheid movements
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Politicians
              (lcsh) Businessmen
          • Sources

            • found: His Organising on the mines, 1984: t.p. (Cyril Ramaphosa)
            • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Jan. 15, 2009 (Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa; born Nov. 17, 1952, Johannesburg, South Africa)
            • found: Cyril Ramaphosa, 2011: p. 1 (Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born on 17 November 1952) p. 4 of cover (one of South Africa's most celebrated political leaders; general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers; secretary-general of the ANC; left politics and became a successful businessman)
            • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril; lawyer, politician, antiapartheid activist, businessman; born 17 November 1952 in Johannesburg, South Africa; received Baccalaureus Procurationis from the University of South Africa (1981); was general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) (1982-1991), co-founder of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (1985), secretary general of African National Congress (ANC) (1991-1996), chairman of Johnnic, a black economic empowerment program, deputy chair of the Commonwealth Business Council, longstanding member of the Coca-Cola International Advisory Board; deputy chair of South Africa's National Planning Commission (2010); received Sweden's Olaf Palme Prize (1987))
          • General Notes

            • [Individual was an antiapartheid activist.]
          • Change Notes

            • 1986-11-18: new
            • 2015-05-26: revised
          • Alternate Formats