J. G. Strijdom, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


J. G. Strijdom

politician and fifth Prime Minister of South Africa

Date of Birth: 14-Jul-1893

Place of Birth: Willowmore, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 24-Aug-1958

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About J. G. Strijdom

  • Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom (also spelled Strydom), commonly called Hans Strijdom (14 July 1893 – 24 August 1958), nicknamed the Lion of the North, was Prime Minister of South Africa from 30 November 1954 to 24 August 1958.
  • He was an uncompromising Afrikaner nationalist, and a member of the largest, baasskap (white supremacist) faction of the National Party (NP), who further perpetuated the NP's Apartheid policies during his rule.

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