de Klerk

[duh klairk]
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British Dictionary definitions for f.w. de klerk

de Klerk

noun
  1. 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
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