FW de Klerk, the last president of apartheid in South Africa and a key actor in the country’s transition to democracy, has died.
The FW de Klerk Foundation’s spokesperson Dave Steward confirmed his death to News24 on Thursday. “The former president died earlier this morning at his home in Fresnaye after his struggle against cancer. He was 85-years-old. He is survived by his wife Elita, two children Susan and Jan, and his grandchildren.”
Condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace