Jacobus Johannes FOUCHé

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African politician

South AfricanBorn Jacobus Johannes FOUCHé

Second President of South Africa

Born on June 6, 1898 in Wepener, Orange Free State (now In South Africa)

Died on September 23, 1980 in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa

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Born in the Boer republic of the Orange Free State (which became a British colony in 1902 and a province of the Union of South Africa in 1910), Fouché was a successful farmer. A staunch republican, he was a member of the National Party for many years.

Fouché served as Administrator of the Orange Free State from 1950 to 1959, and was then promoted to the Cabinet, where he served as Minister of Defence from 14 December 1959 to 1 April 1966 and as Minister of Agricultural Technical Services and Water Affairs from 1966 to 1968.


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