J. B. M. Hertzog Biography

James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog was a Boer general during the second Anglo-Boer War who became Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1924 to 1939. Throughout his life he encouraged the development of Afrikaner culture, determined to protect the Afrikaner from British influence. He is named after the Irish doctor Dr. James Barry who performed the first successful cesarean section in Africa by a British surgeon, in which both the mother and child survived the operation. In 2007 a building was built in Paarl and named after him to honour his legacy. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
J. B. M. Hertzog
Full Name:
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
Religion:
Dutch Reformed Church
Date of Death:
November 21, 1942
Age at Death:
unknown
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