Magnus Andre De Merindol Malan

First name: 
Magnus Andre De Merindol
Last name: 
Date of birth: 
30 January 1930
Location of birth: 
Pretoria, South Africa

National Party member and Minister of Defence and Member of Parliament during the final years of Apartheid

Magnus Malan was born in Pretoria on 30 January 1930. He was from a well-to-do family. His father was a professor of Biochemistry and later a Member of Parliament and speaker of the House of Assembly and his grandparents was the son of Avril Ire de Merindol and Elizabeth Frederika Malan.

• Gastrow, S. (1985), Who’s Who In South African Politics Vol 1, Ravan Press, Johannesburg, p 153-155.