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(Biography) 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)
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(ˈkru gər)

Stephanus Johannes Paulus ( “Oom Paul” ), 1825–1904, South African statesman: president of the Transvaal 1883–1900.
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