Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
|Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom|
|6th Prime Minister of South Africa|
30 November 1954 – 24 August 1958
|Preceded by||Daniel Francois Malan|
|Succeeded by||Hendrik Verwoerd|
|Born||14 July 1893
Klipfontein, Cape Colony
|Died||24 August 1958
Cape Town, Cape Province, Union of South Africa
|Political party||National Party|
|Religion||Dutch Reformed Church|
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom (also spelled Strydom) also known as J.G. Strydom or Hans Strydom (July 14 1893-August 24 1958) nicknamed the Lion of the North, was Prime Minister of South Africa from 30 November 1954 to 24 August 1958. He was an Afrikaner nationalist, and a supporter of apartheid.
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- "Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom". Britannica Online Encyclopedia. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/569087/Johannes-Gerhardus-Strijdom. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
- "Johannes G Strijdom". South African History Online. http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/people/bios/strijdom,jg.htm. Retrieved 25 March 2010.