Van Der Byl

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Diocesan College - Old Diocesans
... van der Byl, Former Rhodesian minister of Defence, Foreign Affairs and Information ... Major Pieter Voltelyn Graeme van der Byl frPieter Voltelyn Graham van der Byl, Former South African Minister under Jan Smuts, chevalier de la légion d'honneur, MC ...
P. K. Van Der Byl - Family and Early Life
... Van der Byl was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, the son of Major Pieter Voltelyn Graeme van der Byl, a member of Jan Smuts' South African cabinet during the Second ... Like his father, van der Byl was educated at the Diocesan College in Rondebosch but his studies were interrupted by war in 1941 ... After being demobilised, van der Byl studied law at Pembroke College, Cambridge where his aristocratic manner stood out ...
P. K. Van Der Byl
... K.' van der Byl (11 November 1923 – 15 November 1999), ID, was a South African-born Rhodesian politician who served as the country's Foreign Minister from 1974 to 1979 as a member of the Rhodesian Front ... A close associate of Prime Minister Ian Smith, van der Byl opposed attempts to compromise with the British authorities and domestic opposition on the issue of majority rule throughout most ... After a high-flying international education, van der Byl moved to the colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1950 to manage family farms ...
P. K. Van Der Byl - Marriage, Issue and Retirement
... On 31 August 1979 van der Byl was married to HSH Princess Charlotte Maria Benedikte Eleonore Adelheid of Liechtenstein (born 1953), a daughter of Archduchess ... In 1983 van der Byl had inherited from his mother a property described as "the magnificent estate. ... White's Club and were often seen there when van der Byl was in town ...
P. K. Van Der Byl - Political Career - Censorship - Deportation
... Van der Byl was the responsible minister and all but admitted that the reason was his opposition to UDI ... Van der Byl's strategy seemed to work at home, with many Rhodesians remaining unaware until the end just how much was their country's vulnerability and ... who believed his own propaganda." When sanctions on Rhodesia were confirmed in January 1967, van der Byl compared their situation with Spain following World ...

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