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date: 15 October 2019

Botha, P. W. (Pieter Willem) (b. Paul Roux, Orange Free State, 12 Jan. 1916; d. Wilderness, Western Cape, 31 Oct 2006) Prime Minister of South Africa 1978–84, President 1984–9 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

Born into a farming family, he abandoned his university studies and moved to Cape Province in 1936 to become a full‐time officer of the ... ...

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