Gustav Preller

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First name: 
Gustav
Last name: 
Preller
Date of birth: 
04-October-1875
Location of birth: 
Pretoria
Date of death: 
07-October-1943
Location of death: 
Pelindaba

Preller championed Afrikaner culture and became a literary critic of great significance.

He worked as editor of Die Brandwag and produce some history books, including a biography titled Piet Ritief that eventually expanded into ten editions.

Last updated : 07-Mar-2018

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011