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date: 23 November 2020

Dadoo, Yusuf Mohamedlocked

(1909–1983)
  • Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie

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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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