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Botha, R. F. (Roelof Frederik), 1932-2018


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  • Fuller Name

    • Roelof Frederik
  • Variants

    • Botha, Pik, 1932-2018
    • Botha, Roelof Frederik, 1932-2018
    • Botha, Roelof Frederik, 1932-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1932-04-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2018-10-12
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Organization: (naf) South Africa. Department of Foreign Affairs
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 2000
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 2000
        • Organization: (naf) National Party (South Africa)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Rustenburg (South Africa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Pretoria (South Africa)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Gender

        male
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Botha, Roelof Frederik, 1932-
  • Sources

    • found: Author's Aanklag en verweer ..., 1974:t.p. (R. F. Botha)
    • found: OCLC, Mar. 27, 2014(hdgs.: Botha, R. F.; Botha, R. F. (Roelof Frederick), 1932- ; usage: R. F. Botha; Roelof Frederik Botha; Pik Botha; titles in English and Afrikaans)
    • found: South African history online, Mar. 27, 2014(Roelof Frederick 'Pik' Botha; b. Apr. 27, 1932, Rustenburg, Transvaal; Pik Botha; LL.B, Univ. of Pretoria; joined the South African Dept. of Foreign Affairs in Feb. 1953; transferred to the South African Mission in Stockholm 1956, and the South African Embassy in Cologne, 1960; member of the South African legal team at the International Court of Justice, The Hague, 1963-1966; part of the South African delegation to the U.N. 1966-1974; appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1977; appointed Minister of Energy Affairs in 1994, resigned 1996)
    • found: news24.com WWW site viewed October 12, 2018:Former foreign affairs minister Pik Botha dies (Apartheid-era foreign affairs minister Pik Botha has died in his Pretoria home at the age of 86, his family confirmed on Friday morning. His son, Piet Botha, who is in the band the Jack Hammer, confirmed to News24 that his father died peacefully in his sleep. He was admitted to a Pretoria hospital in late September. He famously changed allegiance from the National Party to the African National Congress in 2000)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 16, 2018(in obituary published Oct. 12: Pik Botha; b. Roelof Frederick Botha, Apr. 27, 1932, Rustenburg; d. Friday [Oct. 12, 2018], at his home on the outskirts of Pretoria, aged 86; South Africa's longtime foreign minister, whose defense of apartheid was tempered by flashes of recognition of the system's injustice, and who went on to serve in Nelson Mandela's unity government; declared his support for the African National Congress in 2000; some news reports said he had actually joined the A.N.C., but he denied this years later)
  • LC Classification

    • PT6592.12.O84
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-06-17: new
    • 2018-10-16: revised
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