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Frederik Willem de Klerk (1936) Options
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Frederik Willem de Klerk (1936)

The last state president of South Africa, de Klerk served from 1989 to 1994. He is best known for engineering the end of apartheid, South Africa's racial segregation policy, and beginning the process of drafting of a new constitution for the country based on the principle of "one person, one vote." As president, de Klerk moved quickly to free political prisoners, and, in 1991, he obtained the repeal of all remaining apartheid laws. With whom did de Klerk share the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize? More...
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With Mandela
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He will have a special place in history for presiding over the end of apartheid
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He shared the Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela.
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Just because de Kierk won the Nobel Peace Prize doesn't mean he is a man of peace. Look at Obama and Kissinger, both men war mongers. Though the South Africans are free to vote their lives are no better. It seems the corporations ruled South Africa before Mandela and are still ruling South African today.
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Very interesting article. Very interesting perspective, Marguerite.

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