Cecil John Rhodes

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British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa

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The blending of these two strands by Sir Herbert Baker in the architecture inspired and mostly commissioned by Cecil John Rhodes is the topic of this article.
Rising 128 metres from the valley floor and spanning 152 metres between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls Bridge was conceived by Sir Cecil John Rhodes and brought into being by George Andrew Hobson and Sir Ralph Freeman, the engineer who also designed the Sydney Harbour Bridge 25 years later.
The use of this animal to symbolise strength is evident in the poem "Umthomb' onzulu wamanz' olwazi" in which the poet views Cecil John Rhodes as:
In 1889, Kimberley's most famous resident Cecil John Rhodes bought the De Beers consolidated mines for pounds 5 million
In this context of population shifts and an economic boom, a young English immigrant named Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902) made a fortune in the Kimberley diamond mines and was elected to the Cape Colony's parliament in 1881.
No expense has been spared bringing the story of adventurer and empire builder Cecil John Rhodes to the small screen.
Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902), who had been prime minister of the Cape Colony since 1890, plotted to overthrow the Boers, and sent his friend Leander Starr Jameson (1853-1917) on a raid northward on December 29, 1895.
Established in the 1880s by mining icon Cecil John Rhodes, Simmers recently underwent revitalization when its board was restructured in November 2004 with a view to recapitalizing the company.
By 1873, this former tented village was home to 50,000 miners and in 1889 its most famous resident, the controversial Cecil John Rhodes, bought the De Beers Consolidated Mines from Londoner Barney Barnato for an amazing pounds 5 million.
The Matopos Hills are the site where Cecil John Rhodes, the eponymous 'founder' of Rhodesia, chose to be buried.
By taking the first passenger train from the capital of Tanzania to Cape Town, the railway-owner Rohan Vos is realising the dreams of such arch-imperialists as Cecil John Rhodes.