Hen·drik Frensch [hen-drik frens] /ˈhɛn drɪk frɛns/, 1901–66, South African political leader, born in the Netherlands: prime minister 1958–66. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Hendrik Frensch (ˈhɛndrɪk frɛns). 1901–66, South African statesman, born in the Netherlands: prime minister of South Africa (1958–66) and the principal architect of the apartheid system: assassinated
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