Steve Biko Biography

Activist | Anti-apartheid Campaigner Born: December 18th, 1946 (75 yrs) | Tarkastad, Eastern Cape

Published by Awau Adegoke on 13th September, 2022

Steve Biko Biography

Full Name :

Bantu Stephen Biko

Other Names :

Bantu, Goofy

Date of Birth :

18 December 1946

Place of Birth :

Tarkastad, Eastern Cape South Africa

Died :

12 September 1977

Place of Death :

Pretoria, South Africa

Cause of death :

Extensive brain injuries sustained from beatings by South-African security officers

Resting place :

Garden of Remembrance, King Williams Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Occupation :

Anti-apartheid activist

Organisations :

South African Students’ OrganisationBlack People’s Convention

Spouse :

Ntsiki Mashalaba ​(m. 1970)​

Partner :

Mamphela Ramphele

Children :

5, including Hlumelo

Net Worth :

 $1.5 million. 

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