Statue of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr

Cape Town, South Africa

Statue of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr

The statue of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr in Church Square, Cape Town, is a sculpture of the South African journalist and politician Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, affectionately known as "Onze Jan" (Our Jan). The statue was sculptured by Anton van Wouw. The statue was vandalized in April 2015 as part of a wider campaign against statues of colonial-era figures in South Africa. The statue's pedestal was covered with white material bearing the words "A black woman raised me".



Accommodations near Statue of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr

View more options near Statue of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr0

Nearby Tours & Activities