Lynne Brown (born 26 September 1961) is a South African politician. She served as Minister of Public Enterprises and was also former Premier of the Western Cape province in South Africa after her appointment in 2008.
Early life and career[change | change source]
Brown was born in Cape Town. She was appointed Premier of the Western Cape following the resignation of Ebrahim Rasool in July 2008. She was also the Minister for Economic Development and Tourism.
References[change | change source]
- "Premier of the Western Cape: Bio". Cape Gateway. Provincial Government of the Western Cape. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
- "South Africa appoints first lesbian to cabinet", by David Smith, The Guardian, Monday 26 May 2014.
- Thelwell, Emma (6 June 2014). "SA's first gay minister: why it matters". News24. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 19 June 2014.