Hierdie foto van Kruger wat in 1864 geneem is hang in Krugerhuis in Pretoria. this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Hierdie foto van Kruger wat in 1864 geneem is hang in Krugerhuis in Pretoria. this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902).

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902).

Goshen- Boer Republic 1882–1883. Capital: Rooigrond, Mafikeng. Religion Dutch Reformed. President: Nicolaas Claudius Gey van Pittius Area: 10,000 km². Population: 17,000   Boer Republic, opposing British rule in the region. It became a focal point of conflict between the British Empire and the South African Republic. It set the stage for the Second Boer War.

Goshen- Boer Republic 1882–1883. Capital: Rooigrond, Mafikeng. Religion Dutch Reformed. President: Nicolaas Claudius Gey van Pittius Area: 10,000 km². Population: 17,000 Boer Republic, opposing British rule in the region. It became a focal point of conflict between the British Empire and the South African Republic. It set the stage for the Second Boer War.

Portrait of Carel Frederik Gey van Pittius (1790-1866)

Portrait of Carel Frederik Gey van Pittius (1790-1866)

Samuel Baruch Benavente | Portrait of Willem Lodewijk Carel Adriaan Gey van Pittius (1820-1898)

Samuel Baruch Benavente | Portrait of Willem Lodewijk Carel Adriaan Gey van Pittius (1820-1898)

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