Botha, Pieter Willem

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Botha, Pieter Willem

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  • Botha, P.W

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1916–2006

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Prime minister of South Africa, 1978–84. First executive state president, 1984–89. Advocate of the apartheid system. In 1985 Mandela rejected Botha’s offer to release him on the condition that he rejected violence. Botha refused to testify at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1998 about apartheid crimes.

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ZA-COM-04118

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