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FW de Klerk: South Africa’s former president dies at 85

BBC News

November 11, 2021

FW de Klerk, the former president of South Africa and the last white person to lead the country, has died at the age of 85.

De Klerk, who was also a key figure in the transition to democracy, had been diagnosed with cancer this year.

He was head of state between September 1989 and May 1994.