Person    | Female  Born 4/5/1925  Died 17/8/1982

Ruth First

South African freedom fighter. Born Johannesburg. Married Slovo in 1949. Killed by a parcel bomb addressed to her in Mozambique where she was living in exile.

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Ruth First

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First & Slovo

Unveiled by Mandela.

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1 memorial
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1 memorial
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1 memorial
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1 memorial