Albertina Sisulu

Albertina Sisulu

The University of Johannesburg confers an honorary doctoral degree (Doctor Litterarum et Philosophiae (honoris causa)) on Albertina Sisulu in acknowledgement of her revolutionary role in pre-1994 South Africa.

Born
21 October 1918 (1918-10-21)

Died
2 June 2011 (2011-06-03) (aged 92)

Known for
anti–apartheid activist

Spouse(s)
Walter Sisulu

Parent(s)
Bonilizwe and Monikazi Thethiwe

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Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu (21 October 1918 – 2 June 2011)[1] was a South African anti–apartheid activist, and the wife of fellow activist Walter Sisulu (1912–2003). She was affectionately known as Ma Sisulu throughout her lifetime by the South African public. In 2004 she was voted 57th in the SABC3’s Great South Africans. She died on 2 June 2011 in her home in Linden, Johannesburg, South Africa, aged 92.

Contents

1 Early life
2 Education
3 Personal life
4 Political career
5 Community work
6 Controversy
7 Quotation
8 Death
9 Positions held
10 References
11 External links

Early life[edit]
Born Nontsikelelo Thethiwe in the Tsomo district of the Transkei on 21 October 1918, she was the second of five c
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