F. W. de Klerk Quotes

I have made the most profound apology in front of the Truth Commission and on other occasions about the injustices which were wrought by apartheid.

 
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F. W. de Klerk
F. W. de Klerk
  • Born: March 18, 1936
  • Nationality: South African
  • Profession: Politician

Frederik Willem de Klerk is a South African politician who served as State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 and as Deputy President from 1994 to 1996. As South Africa's last head of state from the era of white-minority rule, he and his government dismantled the apartheid system and introduced universal suffrage. Ideologically a conservative and an economic liberal, he led the National Party from 1989 to 1997.

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