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

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Needless to say, Hendrik Verwoerd was a cum laude student in philosophy and psychology, and completed his masters in those subjects.
Hendrik Verwoerd, who served as prime minister from 1958 until his assassination in 1966, once described black people as fit only to be "hewers of wood and drawers of water," drawing on a Biblical passage.
Sy kwalifiseer in 1958 as geneesheer en bly aan as huisdokter in die ou H F Verwoerd Hospitaal.
South African slapstick comedian, Pieter-Dirk Uys as Evita, is joining his chorus-line of characters that include a motley medley of past South African National Party leaders (DF Malan, JG Strydom, HF Verwoerd, BJ Vorster, PW Botha and FW de Klerk), balanced with the more familiar quartet of ANC presidents from Nelson Mandela, and Thabo Mbeki, through Kgalema Motlanthe to Jacob Zuma and beyond.
At the entrance of the town, a statue of Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, stands proudly among other prominent icons of the old South Africa.
Hy was met Verwoerd se dogter, Anna, getroud en besing haar lof as sy vernaamste steunpilaar.
Fifteen essays address how to define racism (with divergent perspectives presented), the American influence on the "founding father" of German racial anti-Semitism, the multi-sidedness of race making in the Philippino-American colonial experience, the construction and maintenance of "whiteness" in 19th century British India, the appropriation of Western racial ideas by Chinese nationalist reformers of the late 19th century, "racism" vs "culturalism" as descriptors of Japanese attitudes towards Korea and Taiwan as colonial subjects, and the intellectual influences that shaped the racial ideas of the architect of South African apartheid, Hendrik Verwoerd.
The controversy over the dismissal of Melanie Verwoerd is to the detriment of the charity Unicef.
Hendrik Verwoerd, the then prime minister, also dubbed the architect of Apartheid, had claimed that the protesters had "shot first".
Verwoerd would have been well aware of Israel's dispossession of indigenous Palestinian in 1948 - the year his apartheid party similarly came to power - of the unfolding destruction of their villages, the premeditated massacres and the systematic ethnic cleansing.
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.
Nicolaas Boot, managing director; Paul Verwoerd, commercial director; Albert Feyts, finance director
The South African most closely associated with modern apartheid is Hendrik Verwoerd, prime minister of the country during the 1960s.
This was a betrayal of the country's future at the time of Verwoerd, Vorster and Botha, and it is a betrayal of the country's future now'.
Little in recent times has resonated more convincingly with the painful and humiliating circumstances which prevailed in the regimes of [Hendrik] Verwoerd, [John] Vorster and P.