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Sisulu, Walter


  • [Individual was a political and anti-apartheid activist.]

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  • Fuller Name

    • Walter Max Ulyate
  • Variants

    • Sisulu, Walter Max
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1912-05-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2003-05-05
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress. Youth League
        • Organization: (naf) Umkhonto we Sizwe (South Africa)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Eastern Cape (South Africa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) South Africa
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Sisulu, Walter Max
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Amistad Research Center for American Committee on Africa Records, 1948-1988(Walter Sisulu)
    • found: New York Times, 5/18/87(Walter Sisulu, age 75, one of South Africa's best known political prisoners and veteran of African National Congress; in prison for 24 yrs. serving life sentence with ANC chief Nelson Mandela and 6 others; husband of Albertina Sisulu; father of Zwelakhe Sisulu, ed. of New Nation, and Max Sisulu who left South Africa in 1963)
    • found: His The road to liberation, 1990:t.p. (Walter Sisulu, chair, Internal Leadership Committee, African National Congress)
    • found: Dickie, J. Who's who in Africa, 1973:p. 440 (Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu, b. 5/18/1912 in the Transkei)
    • found: Beeld, May 6, 2003(Sisulu sterf; d. May 5, 2003)
    • found: Walter Sisulu, 2008:page 7 (Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu was born on 18 May 1912 in Qutubeni, a village in the Engcobo District of the Eastern Cape) page 41 (Sisulu died on 5 May 2003)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed April 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Sisulu, Walter; political activist, political prisoner, politician, anti-apartheid activist; born 1912 in Eastern Cape, South Africa; joined African National Congress (ANC) (1940); treasurer of ANC Youth League; elected ANC secretary general (1949); convicted under Suppression of Communism Act (1952); one of 156 antiapartheid activists charged with treason (1956); acquitted and co-founded Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation) (1961); convicted again of treason and sentenced to life in prison on Robben Island, South Africa (1964); released (1989), elected ANC deputy president (1991) and resigned (1994); died May 2003 in South Africa)
  • General Notes

    • [Individual was a political and anti-apartheid activist.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1989-03-27: new
    • 2015-09-07: revised
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