Boer Wars  Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

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

Voortrekkers: In 1836, the Voortrekkers set off northwards into unknown country.

Voortrekkers: In 1836, the Voortrekkers set off northwards into unknown country.

26 July 1882 – The Republic of Stellaland is founded in Southern Africa.

26 July 1882 – The Republic of Stellaland is founded in Southern Africa.

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.

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)

Frans Delecour |   Portret van Johanna Louisa Frederica (von) Pittius (1763-1823), 1791 gedateerd The Hague, RKD (Collectie Iconografisch Bureau)

Frans Delecour | Portret van Johanna Louisa Frederica (von) Pittius (1763-1823), 1791 gedateerd The Hague, RKD (Collectie Iconografisch Bureau)

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

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

G. Schimmelpenning | Portrait of the Carel Frederik Gey van Pittius (1790-1860) family

G. Schimmelpenning | Portrait of the Carel Frederik Gey van Pittius (1790-1860) family


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Postage stamps and postal history of Stellaland Republic:  1-penny postage stamp depicting the coat of arms February 1884.

Postage stamps and postal history of Stellaland Republic: 1-penny postage stamp depicting the coat of arms February 1884.

Coat of arms, postage stamp, Boer republic Stellaland

Coat of arms, postage stamp, Boer republic Stellaland

1883 .Stellaland (S.Africa today)

1883 .Stellaland (S.Africa today)

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Stellaland 1884. Shield. Een Penny

Stellaland 1884. Shield. Een Penny

Petrus Jacobus Joubert........ (1834-1900) Commandant General of the South African Republic

Petrus Jacobus Joubert........ (1834-1900) Commandant General of the South African Republic

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