Andries Pretorius, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Andries Pretorius

South African politician

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1798

Place of Birth: Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 23-Jul-1853

Profession: politician, explorer

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Andries Pretorius

  • Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius (27 November 1798 – 23 July 1853) was a leader of the Boers who was instrumental in the creation of the South African Republic, as well as the earlier but short-lived Natalia Republic, in present-day South Africa.
  • The large city of Pretoria, executive capital of South Africa, is named after him.

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