Theo Gerdener
Theodor Johannes Adolph "Theo" Gerdener (19 March 1916 – 21 November 2013) was a South African politician and author.Born in Cape Town, Gerdener served as an interior minister for the National Party. ...
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Lourens Muller
Stefanus Lourens Muller (1917–2005) was a South African politician
He was a member of the National Party, MP for Ceres (1961–1979), vice-Minister of Justice (1966), Police (1966–1968), Finance (19...
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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Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges
Theophilus Ebenhaezer ('Eben') Dönges (8 March 1898 – 10 January 1968) was a South African politician who was elected State President of South Africa but died before he could take office, aged 69.
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Jacobus Johannes Fouché
Jacobus Johannes "Jim" Fouché (6 June 1898 – 23 September 1980) served as the second President of South Africa from 1968 to 1975.Born in the Boer republic of the Orange Free State (which became a Brit...
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Derek Keys
Derek Lyle Keys (born 30 August 1931) was the finance minister of South Africa from 1992 to September 1994, serving in the cabinets of F W de Klerk and Nelson Mandela. In order to become Finance Minis...
Robert Smit (politician)
Robert Smit was a member of South Africa's National Party, and was murdered together with his wife Jean-Cora in 1977. They were survived by their two children, who were staying at their Roper Street h...
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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Martinus Theunis Steyn
Martinus (or Marthinus) Theunis Steyn (1 October 1858 – 28 November 1916) was a South African lawyer, politician, and statesman, sixth and last president of the independent Orange Free State from 1896...
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Stoffel Botha
"Stoffel" Botha (1929–1998) was a South African politician, a member of the National Party, served as member of Parliament (elected representative of the Eshowe constituency in 1974), administrator of...
Paul Roos (rugby player)
Paul Johannes Roos (30 October 1880 – 22 September 1948) (also known as Oom Polla – Afrikaans for "Uncle Polla") was one of the first South African Springbok rugby union captains and led the first Sou...
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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...
Andries Treurnicht
Andries Petrus Treurnicht (19 February 1921, Piketberg, Cape Province – 22 April 1993, Cape Town) was a South African politician, Minister of Education during the Soweto Riots and for a short time lea...
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History of South Africa in the apartheid era
Apartheid ([ɐˈpartɦɛit]; an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National P...
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Tielman Roos
Tielman Johannes de Villiers Roos (1879 - 28 March 1935) was a right wing South African politician and sometime Cabinet minister.
Roos made his name as the leader of a group of young members of th...
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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Kraai van Niekerk
André Isak "Kraai" van Niekerk, born in 1938 in Eshowe in KwaZulu-Natal, is a former South African politician. He obtained a Ph.D. in Agriculture at the University of Stellenbosch, and then went on to...
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...
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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Hilgard Muller
Hilgard Muller, (4 May 1914, Potchefstroom – 10 July 1985) was a South African politician of the National Party, Mayor of Pretoria in 1953–1955, elected an MP in 1958, appointed Minister o...
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Peter Marais
Peter Marais (born 1948) is a South African politician who participated in the Tricameral Parliament and became the Mayor of Cape Town after the 2000 election and later Premier of the Western Cape pro...
Nicolaas Johannes Diederichs
Nicolaas Diederichs (17 November 1903, Ladybrand – 21 August 1978) served as the third State President of South Africa from 1975 to 1978.An economist, Diederichs obtained a doctorate from the Universi...
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Piet Koornhof
Pieter G. J. Koornhof (2 August 1925 – 12 November 2007) was a South African politician. As an apartheid-era National Party cabinet minister, he held various portfolios in the cabinets of B.J. ...
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...
Bernardus Gerhardus Fourie
Bernardus Gerhardus Fourie (or Brand Fourie) was Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of South Africa in the 1970s and early 1980s. In 1982, he was appointed South African ambassador to the ...
Eric Louw
Eric Hendrik Louw (1890–1968) was a South African diplomat and politician. Although a controversial and often undiplomatic figure, he was respected by admirers and critics for his unflinching courage ...
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Hendrik Verwoerd
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd (8 September 1901 – 6 September 1966), commonly identified as Dr. H. F. Verwoerd, was a South African professor, newspaper editor and Prime Minister of South Africa from...