Steve Biko Rank
About Steve Biko
Renowned South African civil right activist, Steve Biko is best known as the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement. He was instrumental in the fight against the apartheid system in his country and was a popular figure during the 1960s and 70s.
In 1973, he received a ban from the apartheid regime and people were asked not to quote his speeches in the country. He was, however, arrested in 1977 after he traveled to Cape Town, which was contrary to the ban.
He’s the son of Alice 'Mamcete' Biko and Mzingaye Mathew Biko. His siblings are called Bukelwa, Khaya, and Nobandile. He made Ntsiki Mashalaba his wife in 1970 and left behind two children.
He was mostly referred to as "Father of Black Consciousness".
Steve Biko Rank
Steve Biko's Popularity
Steve Biko was a famous South African activist, founded the Black Consciousness Movement, who was born on December 18, 1946. As a person born on this date, Steve Biko is listed in our database as the 62nd most popular celebrity for the day (December 18) and the 218th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on December 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Steve Biko is the 2134th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Steve Biko's birthday, Steve Biko is the 31st most famous South-African.
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