GALLERY | FW de Klerk's political life in pictures

11 November 2021 - 15:04
By TIMESLIVE
FW de Klerk, pictured here in May 5, 2009 in Washington DC.
Image: Chip Somodevilla FW de Klerk, pictured here in May 5, 2009 in Washington DC.
Two former presidents, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, to receive an award from President Thabo Mbeki in December 2002.
Image: Sydney Seshibedi Two former presidents, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, to receive an award from President Thabo Mbeki in December 2002.
FW de Klerk with his late wife, Marike, during the Opening of Parliament in 1991.
Image: Juda Ngwenya / Reuters FW de Klerk with his late wife, Marike, during the Opening of Parliament in 1991.
ANC Secretary General Cyril Ramaphosa, President Nelson Mandela, then Deputy President FW de Klerk and Gauteng Provincial leader Roelf Meyer speak to the press after a meeting about the constitution in April 1996.
Image: Robbie Botha / Business Day ANC Secretary General Cyril Ramaphosa, President Nelson Mandela, then Deputy President FW de Klerk and Gauteng Provincial leader Roelf Meyer speak to the press after a meeting about the constitution in April 1996.
Two former presidents FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela, at the Union Buildings in Pretoria in October 2002.
Image: Sydney Seshibedi Two former presidents FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela, at the Union Buildings in Pretoria in October 2002.
Front: Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela, FW de Klerk. Back: Johann Rupert, chairman, Sunshine Tour, Dr Hasso Plattner, owner of Fancourt, in 2003.
Image: RAYMOND PRESTON Front: Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela, FW de Klerk. Back: Johann Rupert, chairman, Sunshine Tour, Dr Hasso Plattner, owner of Fancourt, in 2003.
3 September 2015: FW de Klerk visiting fellow Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital.
Image: Benny Gool 3 September 2015: FW de Klerk visiting fellow Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital.
BIG SMILES: Then National Party representatives Pik Botha and FW de Klerk greet Nelson Mandela at Codesa in 1992.
Image: Raymond Preston BIG SMILES: Then National Party representatives Pik Botha and FW de Klerk greet Nelson Mandela at Codesa in 1992.
FW and Marike de Klerk at the opening of parliament.
Image: Terry Shean / Sunday Times FW and Marike de Klerk at the opening of parliament.
Former President FW de Klerk, his wife, Elita, and son, Willem de Klerk, at Marike's memorial service.
Image: Simon Mathebula / Sunday Times Former President FW de Klerk, his wife, Elita, and son, Willem de Klerk, at Marike's memorial service.
FW de Klerk amongst voters during a national referendum in 1992.
Image: David Sandison / Arena Holdings FW de Klerk amongst voters during a national referendum in 1992.

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