Edwin Cameron

#146730
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
15, 1953
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa known for his proactive stances on human rights issues. He is the first senior office holder in South Africa to openly admit to being HIV-positive.

Before Fame

He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and served as a human rights lawyer during the era of apartheid.

Trivia

He is the author of several acclaimed books, including Defiant Desire – Gay and Lesbian Lives in South Africa and his memoir, Witness to AIDS.

Family Life

His father is Scottish and his mother is an Afrikaner.

Associated With

He was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal by South African President Thabo Mbeki in 2000.

Edwin Cameron Popularity