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Smuts, Jan Christiaan (1870-1950), prime minister of South Africa, army officer, and writer on evolution

Shula Marks

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years and career | The young nationalist | War and the unification of South Africa | The first cabinet of the Union of South Africa | The First World War, the Versailles peace treaty, and the League of Nations | Prime minister, 1919-1924 | From opposition to coalition | Fusion and the formation of the United Party | The Second World War | Political defeat and death

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