Marike de Klerk

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Birthday
17, 1937
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Dec 4, 2001 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1937
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Dec 4, 2001 (64)

About

First Lady of South Africa during her husband's presidency from 1989 to 1994. She also led the National Party's women's wing and published two books.

Before Fame

She met Frederik Willem de Klerk in college, where she was studying commerce.

Trivia

She was murdered by her own security guard in her Cape Town apartment.

Family Life

She and F.W. de Klerk divorced in 1998 after thirty-nine years of marriage.

Associated With

Abba Eban, like her, was another prominent South African politician.

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