Suid-Afrika: Eerste Minsters: Dr. Hendrik French Verwoerd - (8 September 1901- 6 September 1966)

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The State in the honor of Prime Minister named H.F Verwoerd who died in 1966.

The State in the honor of Prime Minister named H.F Verwoerd who died in

Hendrik Verwoerd (South African professor, newspaper editor and Prime Minister of South Africa from 1958 until his assassination in 1966)

TIL that the architect of South African apartheid Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd survived being shot point-blank in the face in 1960 and made a full recovery but was stabbed to death on the floor of Parliament in

H.F Verwoerd was born in the Netherlands, thus making him the only person to become a South African prime minister who was not a South African by birth. He was the second child of Anje Strik and Wilhelmus Johannes Verwoerd. His father was a shopkeeper and a deeply religious man who decided to move his family to South Africa in 1903 because of his sympathy towards the Afrikaner nation after the Second Boer War.

H.F Verwoerd was born in the Netherlands, thus making him the only person to become a South African prime minister who was not a South African by birth. He was the second child of Anje Strik and Wilhelmus Johannes Verwoerd. His father was a shopkeeper and a deeply religious man who decided to move his family to South Africa in 1903 because of his sympathy towards the Afrikaner nation after the Second Boer War.

8 September, African History, Southern

This Day in History: Sep 6, 1966: Architect of apartheid assassinated

September Hendrik Verwoerd assassinated On this day in the Prime Minister of South Africa and architect of apartheid, Hendrik Verwoerd, was assassinated. Verwoerd became Prime Minister.

Johan du Bruyn kondig dr. Verwoerd se dood aan, Radio Suid-Afrika. Hy het adv.J.G.Strydom asook Jan Smuts se dood aangekondig.

Johan du Bruyn kondig dr. Verwoerd se dood aan, Radio Suid-Afrika. Hy het adv.J.G.Strydom asook Jan Smuts se dood aangekondig.

Mev. Betsie Verwoerd saam met haar twee seuns, Hendrik en Wilhelm, by die Helde-akker.

Betsie Verwoerd saam met haar twee seuns, Hendrik en Wilhelm, by die Helde-akker.

Militere geleide van dr. VERWOERD se stoet, Kerkplein.

Militere geleide van dr. VERWOERD se stoet, Kerkplein.

8 September

Dimitri Tsafendas died at Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital on the 7th of October 1999 due to chronic heart failure and pneumonia

Dimitri Tsafendas died at Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital on the of October 1999 due to chronic heart failure and pneumonia

8 September, Min

8 September

Slippedraers by dr. VERWOERD se begrafnis - vlnr dr.Jan de Klerk, min. Ben Schoeman,  dr.T.E.Donges.

Slippedraers by dr. VERWOERD se begrafnis - vlnr dr.Jan de Klerk, min. Ben Schoeman, dr.T.E.Donges.

Die eerste man wat dr Verwoerd te hulp gesnel het na die aanval was die L.V. vir Cradock,  dr.G.de V. MORRISON.  Hier staan hy by die koppenent van die draagbaar.

Die eerste man wat dr Verwoerd te hulp gesnel het na die aanval was die L. Hier staan hy by die koppenent van die draagbaar.

Die kis word gedra na dr. VERWOERD se laaste rusplek byvdie Helde-akker. Links van voor tot agter: dr. Wilhelm Verwoerd,  Hendrik, Wynand, Daan - almal seuns. Regs van voor tot agter: ds. C.Boshoff,  skoonseun, Chris, seun,  Len,  broer, N.du Bois, skoonseun.

Die kis word gedra na dr. VERWOERD se laaste rusplek byvdie Helde-akker. Links van voor tot agter: dr. Wilhelm Verwoerd, Hendrik, Wynand, Daan - almal seuns. Regs van voor tot agter: ds. C.Boshoff, skoonseun, Chris, seun, Len, broer, N.du Bois, skoonseun.

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