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Famous Authors from South Africa

List of the most popular authors from South Africa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous South African authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable South African writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from South Africa?" and "Who are the best South African authors?"

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    Albert Wessels

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    1935 More
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    Anne Kellas

    1951 More
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    1955 More
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    Beresford Egan

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    1943 More
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    Beyers Naudé

    1915 More
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