in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2103 words.
Leyds, Willem Johannes (1859–1940), politician in the Transvaal and diplomatist, was born on 1 May 1859 at Magelang, Java, the second son of Willem Johannes Leyds (1828–1865), a Dutch...