F.W. De Klerk, Former South African President Who Dismantled Apartheid, Dies at 85

F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela in 1994. They shared the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the apartheid state.
F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela in 1994. They shared the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the apartheid state.Credit…Juda Ngwenya/Reuters

F.W. De Klerk, Former South African President Who Dismantled Apartheid, Dies at 85

A prominent Afrikaner, he was the ninth and possibly last in a long line of white presidents of South Africa.

F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela in 1994. They shared the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the apartheid state.Credit…Juda Ngwenya/Reuters

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