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Former South African Prime Minister and State President John Vorster is born | South African History Online

Former South African Prime Minister and State President, Balthazar John Vorster was born in in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape on 13 December 1915. Vorster began his political career as a lawyer after completing his studies at the University of Stellenbosch. Vorster was instrumental in the founding of the anti-British Ossewa-Brandwag (OB), and also became a general in its paramilitary wing. The O.B. was an ultra right wing, underground Afrikaner movement opposed to South Africa's participation…