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F. W. de Klerk

F. W. de KlerkAKA Frederik Willem de Klerk

Born: 18-Mar-1936
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: President of South Africa, 1989-94

His first wife was killed December 2001 in a robbery attempt.

Lifted Apartheid.

Father: Jan de Klerk (South African senator)
Brother: Willem (journalist)
Wife: Marike Willemse (m. 11-Apr-1959, div. Oct-1998, d. 2001 murder, two sons, one daughter)
Wife: Elita Georgiades (m. 7-Nov-1998)

    Law School: Potchefstroom University (1958)

    President of South Africa (20-Sep-1989 to 10-May-1994)
    South African Minister National Education and Planning (1984-89)
    South African Minister Internal Affairs (1982-85)
    South African Minister Mineral and Energy Affairs (1980-82)
    South African Minister Posts and Telecommunications (1978-79)
    South African Minister Mines, Energy and Environmental Planning (1979-80)
    South African Minister Social Welfare and Pensions (1978)
    American Philosophical Society 1994
    Club of Rome
    Nobel Peace Prize 1993 (with Nelson Mandela)
    Funeral: Margaret Thatcher (2013)
    Funeral: Nelson Mandela (2013)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Countdown to Zero (25-Jan-2010) · Himself
    Mandela (11-Oct-1996) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
F. W. de Klerk: The Man in His Time, 1991, BY: Willem de Klerk (his brother)

Author of books:
The Last Trek -- A New Beginning: The Autobiography (1998, memoir)

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