Pieter Johannes (Piet) Potgieter, second son and sixth child of Andries Hendrik Potgieter and in 1853 elected chief commandant

Tuesday, 24 December 1822

Pieter Johannes (Piet) Potgieter, second son and sixth child of Andries Hendrik Potgieter and in 1853 elected chief commandant to succeed his father in the northern part of Transvaal, is born at Commando Drift, Tarka, Eastern Cape.

References:
• Potgieter, D.J. et al. (eds)(1970). Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, Cape Town: NASOU, v. 9, p. 67.

Last updated : 14-Dec-2011

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