Biko, Stephen Bantu | 1946-1977 | anti-apartheid activist | Black Consciousness Movement

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Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Biko, Stephen Bantu | 1946-1977 | anti-apartheid activist | Black Consciousness Movement

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Biko, Steve | 1946-1977 | anti-apartheid activist | Black Consciousness Movement

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Description area

Dates of existence

1946-1977

History

Born in South Africa in 1946, Steve Biko co-founded the South African Students' Organization in 1968, subsequently spearheading the nation's Black Consciousness Movement, and co-founded the Black People's Convention in 1972. Biko was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and, on September 12, 1977, died from injuries that he'd sustained while in police custody.

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Republic of South Africa, Africa

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Authority record identifier

P0062

Institution identifier

GB 1847

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, November 2016
Updated by Carole McCallum, January 2017

Language(s)

  • English

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Sources

Biography.com. Steve Bio biography. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.biography.com/people/steve-biko-38884 [Accessed 23 November 2016].

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