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Birthday
25, 1939
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jul 24, 2013 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1939
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jul 24, 2013 (74)

About

Under the post-apartheid presidential administration of Thabo Mbeki, Langa served as Chief Justice in the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Previously, he had served as Deputy President and, later, Deputy Chief Justice.

Before Fame

After working in the language and communications division of the South African Department of Justice, he earned his law degree from the University of South Africa.

Trivia

As a member of both the African National Congress' Constitutional Committee and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers, he helped write the South African Bill of Rights.

Family Life

His brother, Bheki Winston Joshua Langa, was a South African diplomat to both Russia and China.

Associated With

Nelson Mandela appointed Langa to South Africa's Constitutional Court in the mid-1990s.