- Frederik Willem,born 1936, South African political leader: president 1989–94; Nobel Peace Prize 1993.
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- F (rederik) W (illem). born 1936, South African statesman; president (1989–94), second executive deputy president (1994–97). In 1990 he legalized the ANC and released Nelson Mandela from prison, and initiated the abolition of apartheid: Nobel peace prize 1993 jointly with Mandela