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Frederik W. de Klerk

Frederik W. de Klerk

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F. W. de Klerk, the seventh and last State President of apartheid-era South Africa, serving from September 1989 to May 1994, is best known for engineering the end of apartheid, South Africa's racial segregation policy, and supporting the transformation of South Africa into a multi-racial democracy. He shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 with Nelson Mandela for his role in the ending of apartheid.

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