[kroo-ger; Dutch kry-khuh r]
- Ste·pha·nus Jo·han·nes Paul·us [ste-fah-nœs yoh-hah-nuh s poh-lœs] /stɛˈfɑ nœs yoʊˈhɑ nəs ˈpoʊ lœs/, Oom Paul, 1825–1904, South African statesman: president of the Transvaal 1883–1900.
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Examples from the Web for kruger
In addition to sparing their lives, Kruger offered the prisoners better food and other privileges for their hard work.On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner
September 20, 2014
Ship some of those big daddies from Kruger down to Pilanesberg.The Secret Language of Elephants
December 31, 2009
Moreover, President Kruger was an old man, no longer in strong health.Impressions of South Africa
I myself firmly believe that the "Express" was subsidised by Kruger.The War in South Africa
Arthur Conan Doyle
If the Boers weren't deceived by that old villain Kruger, they'd never have fought us.
If Kruger had been honest, he wouldn't have put up with bribery and corruption.
This was practically admitted by President Kruger at the Conference.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)
- Stephanus Johannes Paulus (ˈstɛfənʊs jəʊˈhænɪs ˈpɔːlʊs), known as Oom Paul. 1825–1904, Boer statesman; president of the Transvaal (1883–1900). His opposition to Cecil Rhodes and his denial of civil rights to the Uitlanders led to the Boer War (1899–1902)