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Boesak, Allan, 1945-


  • [individual was an antiapartheid activist.]

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  • Variants

    • Boesak, Allan A. (Allan Aubrey), 1945-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1945
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Theologische Universiteit van de Protestantse Kerk in Nederland
        • Organization: (naf) Holland Reformed Church
        • Organization: (naf) World Alliance of Reformed Churches (Presbyterian and Congregational)
        • Organization: (naf) United Democratic Front (South Africa)
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
        • Organization: (naf) Congress of the People
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kakamas (South Africa)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Netherlands
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: His coming in ... 197-
    • found: His The finger of God, 1982:t.p. (Allan A. Boesak)
    • found: His Black and reformed, c1984:CIP t.p. (Allan Boesak)
    • found: LC database, Jan. 30, 2015(hdg.: Boesak, Allan Aubrey, 1946- ; usage: Allan Boesak [predominant form], Allan A. Boesak, Allan Aubrey Boesak)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Boesak, Allan; antiapartheid activist, religious reformer, Dutch reformed clergy; born 1945 in Kakamas, South Africa; graduated from Bellville Theological Seminary (1967); received a doctorate from Kampen Theological Institute, Holland; was a leader of Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) and major force in getting the World Alliance of Reformed Churches to declare apartheid a heresy (1982); called for the formation of United Democratic Front (UDF) (1983) and became its patron; was a leader of the African National Congress (ANC), Western Cape; was convicted of fraudulently diverting international donor funds during the UDF years to companies associated with his wife and sentenced to six years in prison for fraud and theft; after two years was controversially pardoned; resumed his church-based work; joined the Congress of the People (COPE) (2008-2010))
  • General Notes

    • [individual was an antiapartheid activist.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-05-28: new
    • 2015-06-17: revised
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