Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd

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South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)

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South African Prime Minister Henrik Verwoerd, architect of the apartheid system, stood firm and replied: "The tendency in Africa for nations to become independent, and at the same time to do justice to all, does not only mean being just to the black man of Africa, but also to be just to the white man of Africa.