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F. W. de Klerk
Frederik Willem de Klerk
|7th State President of South Africa|
20 September 1989 – 9 May 1994
|Preceded by||Pieter Willem Botha|
As President of South Africa
|1st Deputy President of South Africa|
10 May 1994 – 30 June 1996
Serving with Thabo Mbeki
|Preceded by||Office Established|
|Succeeded by||Thabo Mbeki (solely)|
18 March 1936|
Johannesburg, Transvaal, Union of South Africa
New National Party
Marike Willemse (1959–1998)|
Elita Georgiades (1998–present)
Jan de Klerk|
Willem de Klerk
Susan de Klerk
|Alma mater||Potchefstroom University|
De Klerk studied to be an attorney. He finished his studies in 1958. As a student, he joined the National Party. After obtaining his degree, he was their legal counsel, until 1972. From his first marriage with Marile Willemse he has three children. Since 1998, he has been married to Elita Georgiades.
- "F.W. de Klerk - Biography". nobelprize.org. 2012 [last update]. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1993/klerk.html. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
- "The Nobel Peace Prize 1993". nobelprize.org. 2012. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1993/. Retrieved 16 August 2012.