Nicolaas Johannes van der Merwe, author, leader of the NP in the Free State, first chairman of the FAK (Federasie van Afrikaans

Friday, 17 February 1888

Nicolaas Johannes van der Merwe, author, leader of the NP in the Free State, first chairman of the FAK (Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge)and first national leader of the Voortrekkers, an Afrikaans  youth movement, is born in Senekal, OFS.

References:
• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau

Last updated : 17-Feb-2012

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