Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (1894–1948), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (1894–1948)

Pre-Apartheid South African minister

Date of Birth: 20-Mar-1894

Place of Birth: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 03-Dec-1948

Profession: politician, classical scholar

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (1894–1948)

  • See also his uncle, Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (Onze Jan)Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (20 March 1894 – 3 December 1948) was a South African politician and intellectual in the years preceding apartheid.
  • In his lifetime he was regarded as one of the cleverest men in the country, and it was widely expected that he would eventually become Prime Minister of South Africa.
  • He came from a well-known Afrikaner family; his uncle, also Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr but known affectionately as "Onze Jan" among fellow Afrikaners, was a famous figure in the Afrikaans language movement.

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