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this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born South Afrika, War Memorials, Vintage Dance, Apartheid, Lest We Forget, Pretoria, Interesting History, My Heritage, 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…

Botha at Colenso. This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born. Union Of South Africa, First Prime Minister, Cartoon Photo, Modern Warfare, My Land, African History, Countries Of The World, Military History, Back In The Day

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Louis Botha (27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa—the forerunner of the modern South African state. A Boer war hero during the Second Boer War he would eventually fight to have South Africa become a British Dominion. He was born in Greytown (now in KwaZulu-Natal) as one of 13 children born to Louis Botha Senior (26 March 1827 – 5 July 1883) and Salomina Adriana van Rooyen (31 March 1829 – 9 January 1886). He briefly…

Boers hauling a heavy gun up a mountain at the Battle of Spion Kop on January 1900 in the Boer War British Army Uniform, British Soldier, D Day Normandy, World Conflicts, British Colonial, Antique Maps, African History, Military History, World War Two

Battle of Spion Kop

The iconic British defeat on 24th January 1900, during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

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BOER WAR

From soon after its acquisition by Britain during the Napoleonic wars, the southern tip of Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch–Afrikaner settlers,...

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Issued by Allen & Ginter | Orange Free State, from Flags of All Nations, Series 2 (N10) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Boer War Art Poetry and History

Read this newspaper clip below – where an Englishman described how kind the Boers were and that everything that was said in England about the Boers, was not true. From the Boer War Facebook p…

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A Boer Commando, from near Bosman's Drift on the border of the Orange Free State, one of the Boer Republics that found themselves in conflict with the British, again, in (McGregor Museum) Africa People, Saint Matthew, The Siege, The Settlers, Free State, My Land, Human Nature, British Army, African Beauty

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The British concentration camps took the lives of almost ten per cent of the Boer population at the time although unlike the Nazi camps, there were no executions of innocent people. Lion Face Drawing, Learning Websites, British Colonial, African History, British Army, South Africa, Camping, War, Greed

Photographs reveal plight of Afrikaners in concentration camps

The British concentration camps took the lives of almost ten per cent of the Boer population at the time although unlike the Nazi camps, there were no executions of innocent people.