Hendrik Verwoerd


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Noun1.Hendrik Verwoerd - South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
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1966 South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd is stabbed to death.
1966: Hendrik Verwoerd, South African prime |minister since 1958, was assassinated in parliament in Cape Town by Dimitri Tsafendas.
In 1962 he moved to Pretoria where, after teaching at Hendrik Verwoerd Hoerskool for a few years, he joined the staff at the University of Pretoria lecturing in Applied Mathematics.
1966: Hendrik Verwoerd, South African prime minister since 1958, was assassinated in parliament in Cape Town by Dimitri Tsafendas.
WHEN was South African PM Hendrik Verwoerd assassinated?
Pioneered by a man who many call the father of apartheid, the former Prime Minister (later President) Hendrik Verwoerd, the Bantu Education Act was a segregation law which legalised several aspects of the apartheid system.
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That same year - 1995 - he visited the Afrikaner enclave of Orania to have tea with Betsie Verwoerd, widow of the architect of apartheid, Hendrik Verwoerd.
He knew the power of forgiveness and took tea with Betsie Verwoerd, widow of Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid.
Hendrik Verwoerd, who served as prime minister from 1958 until his assassination in 1966, once described black people as fit only to be "hewers of wood and drawers of water," drawing on a Biblical passage.
He lunched with the prosecutor who sent him to jail, sang the apartheid-era Afrikns anthem at his inauguration, and traveled hundreds of miles to have tea with the widow of Hendrik Verwoerd, the prime minister at the time he was imprisoned.