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Archie Mafeje
Born
Archibald Boyce Monwabisi Mafeje

(1936-03-30)March 30, 1936
Died March 28, 2007(2007-03-28)
Occupation Activist, professor

Archibald Boyce Monwabisi Mafeje, commonly known as Archie Mafeje, was a South African scholar and activist. Born in the Eastern Cape, he got degrees from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Cambridge University. He became a professor at universities in Europe, the Americas, and Africa, but spent most of his career away from apartheid South Africa after he was banned from teaching at UCT. Mafeje was one of many anti-apartheid activists in exile. As an important Pan-African intellectual, he studied African history and anthropology and wrote about the the anti-apartheid movement. After he died, other scholars wrote books about his work.

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