Famous People with Name Johannes

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Famous People with Name Johannes

Johannes as First Name

Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom     Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom: was Prime Minister of South Africa from 30 November 1954 to 24 August 1958. He was an uncompromising Afrikaner nationalist and was vigorous in extending the apartheid program of racial segregation initiated by his immediate predecessor, Daniel Malan.[1]On

Johannes Kerkorrel     Johannes Kerkorrel        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Johannes Kerkorrel: was an Afrikaner singer-songwriter, journalist and playwright from South Africa.In 1989, they released the album Eet Kreef ("Eat Crayfish") on the now-defunct Shifty Records label, which was a commercial success despite its tracks being banned from radio airplay by the South African Broadcasting Corporation, which was the government mouthpiece. The subsequent regional tour of college campuses and art festivals was called "Voëlvry" (literally free as a bird but here meaning outlawed), and Rabie's controversial reinvention of Afrikaans popular music became known as the "Voëlvry movement".

Johannes Petrus Roux     Johannes Petrus Roux        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Johannes Petrus Roux: was a South African rugby player, who played for the South Africa national rugby union team. He played as a scrum-half (1,80 m and 80 kg).

Johannes Jacobus Strydom     Johannes Jacobus Strydom        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Johannes Jacobus Strydom: is a former South African rugby union player who played for the South Africa national rugby union team between 1993 and 1997.

Johannes De Klerk     Johannes De Klerk        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Johannes De Klerk: was a South African politician, a member of the National Party, Senator (1955-1975), Minister of Work and Public Works (1954-1958), Work and Mines (1958-1961), Home Affairs, Work and Immigration (1961), Home Affairs, Education and Arts and Sciences (1961-1966), Education, Arts and Sciences and Information (1966-1967) and National Education (1968-1969). He was also President of the Senate from 1969 to 1976.

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Johannes as Last Name

Westphal, Ernst Oswald Johannes     Westphal, Ernst Oswald Johannes       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Westphal, Ernst Oswald Johannes: was a South African linguist and an expert in Bantu and Khoisan languages. Ernst Westphal was born at Khalava in Vendaland, the son of German Lutheran missionary parents. Already as a child he was fluent in German, English, Afrikaans and Venda. He studied Zulu and Southern Sotho under Clement Martyn Doke at the University of the Witwatersrand and, after graduating in 1942, was a Lecturer there 1942-1947. He was Lecturer in Bantu Languages at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London 1949-1962, and Professor of African Languages in the School of African studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, from 1962 until his retirement in 1984.

Robyn Johannes     Robyn Johannes       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Robyn Johannes: is a South African football (soccer) defender for Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns and South Africa.

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