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Verwoerd

Hendrik Frensch . 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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For a long period of time, Verwoerd was part of governmental organisations that tackled the problem of poor white Afrikaners, who played second fiddle to the English population, then the dominant force in the economic landscape of South Africa.
At the end of last year, Ms Verwoerd, 43, said she agreed with her bosses how the organisation would go about its work in 2011.
Whilst Verwoerd did not live to see the division of Palestinian territory after the l967 Six Day War, and the subsequent creation of miniscule Bantustans in the West Bank and Gaza, he would have greatly admired and approved of the machinations that enclosed the Palestinians in their own ghettoized prisons.
Imagine how different the outcome might have been in Africa had not Prime Minister Verwoerd resisted the wind of change in 1960
Also the outlook for 2007 is positive," said Paul Verwoerd, commercial director for the Dutch nonwovens producer.
It creates a nice paradox to say that Mugabe and Verwoerd, as well as such tyrants as Mahathir and Milosevic, are brothers under the skin, but the paradox is a superficial one.
Little in recent times has resonated more convincingly with the painful and humiliating circumstances which prevailed in the regimes of [Hendrik] Verwoerd, [John] Vorster and P.
What's more, he pointed out, he hadn't realized until a couple of years ago that Verwoerd was not a native Afrikaner, but was born in Holland (thus seemingly absolving Afrikaners).
Die wurggreep wat Verwoerd op die Afrikanerdom en -denke gekry het, was vir Pienaar 'n doring in die vlees en hy en Verwoerd ("die wit god", p.
His words were not welcomed and Premier Verwoerd was loudly applauded when he replied: 'There has to be justice not only for the black man in Africa but the white man.
They are Julius Caesar and Thomas a Becket; Mohandas Gandhi and Jesus Christ; Jean Paul Marat and Leon Trotsky; Lord Frederick Cavendish and Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Tsar Alexander II and Abraham Lincoln; Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson and Michael Collins; King Abdullah, Anwar Sadat, and Yitzhak Rabin; and Hendrik Verwoerd, Martin Luther King Jr.
Verwoerd to keep blacks from ever glimpsing the "greener pastures" of white South Africa, to an equal access system has been fraught with complications.