Today we have closed the book on apartheid.
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|Birth:||18th March, 1936|
Frederik Willem de Klerk was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He is a South African politician who served as the country's State President from September 1989 to May 1994. He was the seventh and last head of state of South Africa under the apartheid era. He was also leader of the National Party from February 1989 to September 1997. He won the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize in 1991, the Prince of Asturias Award in 1992 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 along with Nelson Mandela for his role in the ending of apartheid. He was one of the deputy presidents of South Africa during the presidency of Nelson Mandela until 1996. He graduated in 1958 from the Potchefstroom University with BA and LL.B degrees.
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