FW de Klerk aka Frederik Willem de Klerk OMG DMS was a former president of South Africa and who shared a Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 85 on Thursday. Party leader John Steenhuisen said in a statement “His decision, within a year of taking over the presidency… to unban liberation movements, release Nelson Mandela from prison, lift the ban on political marches and begin the four-year negotiation process towards our first democratic election was a watershed moment in our country’s history.” Following the news of FW de Klerk’s death, many users took to twitter and slammed. One user said, “I think what’s unfortunate about FW De Klerk’s passing is that he not only never stood trial for his actions & the actions he authorized, but he also demonstrated several times over that he hadn’t learned anything in the time that has passed since he served the apartheid regime.” Another said, “If you suddenly feel a heatwave in South Africa, that’s because the gates of hell have been opened to welcome FW de Klerk, as their newest resident.” While another said FW de Klerk was a proud Afrikaaner nationalist who believed that ending Apartheid was a pragmatic means to an end for protecting the interests of his people in South Africa. This was his position in the National Party when they went into negotiations. That is the history.”
What was FW de Klerk’s Net Worth?
FW de Klerk Net Worth
$30 Million to $40 Million USD
FW de Klerk aka Frederik Willem de Klerk OMG DMS was a former president of South Africa and who shared a Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela. He was born on March 18, 1936, in Johannesburg, South Africa, he was 85 old at the time of his death. He was head of state between September 1989 and May 1994. De Klerk was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 for his “work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa.” He worked as a lawyer and served in a series of ministerial posts before taking over from PW Botha as the head of the National Party in February 1989, and months later becoming president. He became one of the country’s two deputy presidents after the multi-party elections in 1994 that saw Mandela become president.
The estimated Net Worth of FW de Klerk is between $30 Million to $40 Million USD.
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