1853 in South Africa

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1853
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1853 in South Africa.

Events[edit]

  • The 8th Cape Frontier War ends
  • The settlement of Hopetown is established
  • Nicholaas Waterboer, eldest son of Andries Waterboer succeeds as Griqua captain
  • The settlement of Queenstown is established
  • The settlement of Seymour is established
  • The Union Steamship Line is founded
  • the right to vote is granted to every property-owning male (including Africans) in the Cape Province. This right was abolished with the introduction of Apartheid in 1948

Births[edit]

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References[edit]

See Years in South Africa for list of References