Boer war

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Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger October 1825 – 14 July better known as Paul Kruger , and affectionately known as Uncle Pa. Union Of South Africa, Armed Conflict, History Online, Head Of State, African History, African Art, My Childhood Memories, Antique Photos, My Land

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). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War Mary Shelley, African History, Women In History, History Online, Great Women, Amazing Women, Prisoners Of War, Held, African Women

The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War

Concentration camps are usually linked to WWII and the horrors of the Holocaust. However, they were around long before this and were used by many other