Graaff Reinet

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Graaff-Reinet - Famous People - Literature & The Arts
... Christian pastor and author who was born in Graaff-Reinet ... She was schooled in Graaff-Reinet, and her "Owl House" is situated in the village of Nieu-Bethesda 50 km away ... organist, teacher and composer especially of Afrikaans lieder (art songs), lived in Graaff-Reinet ...
Graaff-Reinet - Geography
1050–1270) 1600–1700 Cape Colony (1652–1910) 1700–1800 Swellendam (1795) Graaff Reinet (1795–1796) 1800–1850 Waterboer's Land (1813–1871) Zulu Kingdom (1818–1897) Adam Kok's Land (1 ... The Graaff Reinet Teachers College was closed down in 1990 after it was used as a centre for further educational training for about six years ... Graaff Reinet is a flourishing market for agricultural produce, the district being noted for its mohair industry, sheep and ostrich farming ...
CF Bezuidenhout - Life and Death
... fifth of seven children of Wynand Jacobus Bezuidenhout, a burgher of Graaff-Reinet, and his wife, Maria Terblans, a descendant of Wynand Leendertsz ... He was born in the Graaff-Reinet district and baptised on 9 June 1773 ... He was summoned to appear before the court at Graaff-Reinet ...
History Of Cape Colony Before 1806 - Conflicts With The Dutch East India Company
... established a magistracy at Swellendam in 1745 and another at Graaff Reinet in 1786 ... Company, and established independent governments at Swellendam and at Graaff Reinet ... The boers of Graaff Reinet did not surrender until an army had been sent against them, and in 1799 and again in 1801 they rose in revolt ...
Graaff-Reinet - Famous People - Great Trek & Boer Republics
... Hendrik Potgieter, Great Trek leader was born on 19 December 1792 in Graaff-Reinet Lourens Jacobus Wepener (Louw Wepener)(1812–1865) was born in Graaf-Reinet ... president of the South African Republic (1857–71), born in Graaff-Reinet, the son of Andries Pretorius ... and Elizabeth Burger of the farm Langefontein in the Camdeboo district of Graaff Reinet, Cape Colony ...