Jan Steytler
Jan van Aswegen Steytler (born 1910, date of death unknown) was a liberal South African politician and the first leader of the Progressive Party (PP). He was born in Burgersdorp, in the then Cape Prov...
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Louis Botha
Louis Botha (27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa—the forerunner of the modern South African state. A Boer war hero during the Sec...
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Marais Viljoen
Marais Viljoen (2 December 1915 – 4 January 2007) was the last ceremonial State President of South Africa from 4 June 1979 until 3 September 1984. Viljoen became the last of the ceremonial presidents ...
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Sir David Graaff, 1st Baronet
Sir David Pieter de Villiers Graaff, 1st Baronet (30 March 1859 – 13 April 1931) was a South African cold storage magnate and politician. Graaff revolutionized the cold storage industry in Afric...
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Willem Doman
Willem Doman (born 1950) is a former South African politician, having served as the Shadow Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and a Member of Parliament for the opposition Dem...
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Tony Leon
Anthony James "Tony" Leon (born 15 December 1956) is a South African politician who served as leader of the opposition from 1999-2007 as leader of the Democratic Alliance. He led the Democratic Allian...
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Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom, (also spelled Strydom) commonly called JG Strydom or Hans Strydom (14 July 1893 – 24 August 1958), nicknamed the Lion of the North, was Prime Minister of South Africa from...
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Rand Rebellion
The Rand Rebellion (or Rand Revolt, or Second Rand Revolt) was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in the ...
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Gerrit Viljoen
Gerrit Van Niekerk Viljoen (11 September 1926, Cape Town – 29 March 2009) was a South African government minister and member of the National Party.He was chair of the Broederbond from 1974 to 19...
Magnus Malan
General Magnus André de Merindol Malan SSA SD OMSG SM MP (30 January 1930 – 18 July 2011) was the Minister of Defence in the cabinet of President P. W. Botha, Chief of the South Af...
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Jaap Marais
Jaap Marais (2 November 1922, Vryburg - 8 August 2000, Pretoria) was a Member of Parliament in South Africa (1958-1969) and the leader of the Afrikaner nationalist South African political party, the H...
Connie Mulder
Connie Mulder, born Petrus Cornelius Mulder (5 June 1925–12 January 1988, Johannesburg), was a South African politician, cabinet minister and father of Pieter Mulder, present leader of the Freed...
Harry Lawrence
Harry Gordon Lawrence (1901-1973) was a South African politician.Harry Lawrence was on the liberal wing of the United Party. He was the most senior of the MPs who broke away and founded the Progressiv...
William Thomas Frederick Davies
Lieutenant-Colonel William Thomas Frederick Davies CMG DSO (13 August 1860–24 June 1947) was a South African surgeon, army officer and politician.Davies trained at Guy's Hospital in London. In t...
Gene Louw
Eugene Louw, born 15 July 1931, is a South African politician, member of the National Party, MP for Durbanville and Paarl, who was administrator for Cape Province (1979–1989), Minister of Home Affair...
Colin Fraser Steyn
Colin Fraser Steyn (1887–1959) was a lawyer and a politician of Southern Africa, Member of the House of Assembly, Senator, and Cabinet Minister in the government of Jan Smuts.He was born on 27 Novembe...
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Ben Schoeman
Barend Johannes "Ben" Schoeman (19 January 1905 – April 1986) was a South African politician of the National Party prominent during the apartheid era. He served as the Minister of Labour from 1948 to ...
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Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (1894–1948)
Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (20 March 1894 – 3 December 1948) was a South African politician and intellectual in the years preceding Apartheid. In his lifetime he was regarded as one of the cleverest men in t...
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Roelf Meyer
Roelof Petrus (Roelf) Meyer, born in Port Elizabeth on 16 July 1947 is a South African politician and businessman. Originally a member of the National Party, he is known for his prominent role in the ...
Jan Kemp (general)
Jan Christoffel Greyling Kemp (10 June 1872 – 31 December 1946) was a South African Boer officer, rebel general and South African politician.
Jan Kemp was born in the present Amersfoort district, ...
Preamble to the United Nations Charter
The Preamble to the United Nations Charter is the opening (preamble) of the United Nations Charter.
Jan Smuts originally wrote the opening lines of the Preamble as, "The High Contracting Parties, ...
B. J. Vorster
Balthazar Johannes Vorster ([ˈbɐltɑːzɐr joə̯ˈhɐnəs ˈforstər]; 13 December 1915 – 10 September 1983), better known as John Vorster, served as the Prime Minister of South Africa from 1966 to 1978 and as...
Margaret Ballinger
Margaret Ballinger (1894–1980) was the first President of the Liberal Party of South Africa and a South African Member of Parliament. In 1944, Ballinger was referred to as the "Queen of the Blacks" by...
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Nicolaas Havenga
Nicolaas Christiaan Havenga (born 1 May 1882 in Fauresmith, Oranje Free State, died 14 March 1957 in Cape Town, South Africa) was a South African politician who served as Finance Minister in the gover...
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George Herbert Farrar
Sir George Herbert Farrar, 1st Baronet, DSO (17 June 1859 Chatteris, Cambridgeshire – 20 May 1915 Kuibis, South West Africa, was a South African mining magnate, politician and soldier – Colonel and as...
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Zach de Beer
Zacharias Johannes (Zach) de Beer (born Cape Town, South Africa, 11 October 1928 – 27 May 1999) was a liberal Afrikaner South African politician and businessman. He was the last leader of the liberal...
Henry Latham Currey
Henry Latham Currey (1863 – 1945), also known as Harry Currey was a British politician in the Cape Colony.Currey was the son of John Blades Currey and Mary Margaret Christian, daughter of Ewan Christi...
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Donald Barkly Molteno
Donald Barkly Molteno (1908–1972), known as Dilizintaba ("He who removes mountains"), was a South African parliamentarian, constitutional lawyer, champion of civil rights and a prominent opponen...