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date: 19 April 2021

Dadoo, Yusuf Mohamedlocked

  • Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie


Dadoo, Yusuf Mohamed (1909–1983), medical practitioner and politician in South Africa, was born in Krugersdorp, Transvaal, on 5 September 1909, one of five children of Mohamed Dadoo, a merchant originally from Kholvad in Gujarat, India, and Fatima Wadee. In the Transvaal Indians could not vote or own property except within segregated areas. ...

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