Cecil John Rhodes, portrait c. 1900. Cecil Rhodes was an English-born businessman, mining magnate, and politician in South

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Cecil John Rhodes, portrait c. 1900. Cecil Rhodes was an English-born businessman, mining magnate, and politician in South Africa. Founded the diamond company De Beers. B. 5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902.