The Genootskap van Regte Afrikaners (GRA) is founded in Paarl, as a direct outcome of the efforts by Pannevis to have the Bible

Saturday, 14 August 1875

The Genootskap van Regte Afrikaners (GRA) is founded in Paarl, as a direct outcome of the efforts by Pannevis to have the Bible translated into Afrikaans. The society was founded under the motto 'to stand for our Language, our Nation and our Country'.

References:
• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau
•  Potgieter, D.J. et al. (eds)(1970). Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, Cape Town: NASOU, v. 5, p. 148

Last updated : 10-Aug-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 10-Aug-2012