This name change would have great effect in the third generation.
Selogilwe Mogodi (1836-1856)
He and his family, including his well-known grandson Sol Plaatje, were of the Tswana Nation.
Selogilwe Plaatje (1856-1881)
His grandson, Sol, would become an intellectual, linguist, and writer and translated Shakespeare’s plays in Tswana and became the first African to write a novel.
- “Sol Plaatje.” Wikipedia.
- Van Wyk, Chris (2003). Sol Plaatje. Awareness Publishing.