Basic Info

Current City: Buried in Zimbabwe
Hometown: Bishop's Stortford, England
Sex: Male
Birthday: July 5th 1853
Political Views: Liberal
Religious views: Roman Catholic
Bio: My Name is Cecile Rhodes. My father was a priest who took pleasure in his short sermons. My brother owned a cotton field that i soon lived on. In 1873 I went to Oriell University where i soon postponed my studies for a trip back to South Africa where i bought stock in a failing diamond Mine. My I'm a politician and a diamond Magnate. I own huge stocks and made millions out of Diamond mines and business. I became a mayor of South Africa and I strongly Support English rule. eventually i was found of fraud and had to resign. Furthermore i devoted myself to the development of a distant country that soon became Rhodesia in honor of me. After I die i plan to leave nearly all of my fortune of £6 million to public service. This will hopefully become Scholarships for English and american men.
Favorite quotations: "Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life."
"We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories."
I have found out one thing and that is, if you have an idea, and it is a good idea, if you only stick to it you will come out all right."


Mother: Louisa Peacock Rhodes
Father: Francis Rhodes
Daughters: None
Sons: None
Brothers: 5 unknown brothers except for Francis William Rhodes
Sisters: No Sisters

Likes and Interests

Activities: Diamond Mining, Working and debating
Interests: Diamonds and politics
Music: Classical
Movies: Suspense, Drama
Television: 24, history channel

Education and work

High school: Bishop's Stortford Grammer School
College: Oriel College Oxford
Employer: Owned section of a mining company and a politician in South Africa

With The Pals

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Pictures of me


Citations (because i cant print off a document)

"Cecil John Rhodes." The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2008. Encyclopedia.com. 8 Jun. 2010<http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

Sweet, Mathew. "The Independent." Independent. N.p., 16 march 2002. Web. 8 Jun 2010. <http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/cecil-rhodes-a-bad-man-in-africa-654195.html>.

"Cecile Rhodes." British empire. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Jun 2010. <http://www.britishempire.co.uk/biography/rhodes.htm>.