Biography of Roelf Meyer, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth

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Biography of Roelf Meyer, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Roelof Petrus “Roelf” Meyer a South African politician and businessman.co-founded the United Democratic Movement. Was member of the National Party,

 

Early life 

Meyer studied Law at the University of the Free State,in (1968) he completed B Comm and  (1971) LLB degrees. At university,

During his compulsory military service,he was president of the conservative “Afrikaanse Studentebond”.member of the SADF choir.

Meyer practised as a lawyerin Pretoria and Johannesburg until 1980.

Biography of Roelf Meyer, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth

Roelf Meyer
Biography of Roelf Meyer, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth
Minister of Defence
In office
1991–1992
Minister of Constitutional Affairs and Communication
In office
1992–1994
Minister of Constitutional Development and Provincial Affairs
In office
1994–1996
Personal details
Born16 July 1947 (age 71)
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Political partyAfrican National Congress (2006–present)
Other political
affiliations
National (until 1997)
United Democratic Movement (1997–2006)
Children2 sons, 4 daughters
Alma materUniversity of the Free State
OccupationPolitician

 

Political offices
Preceded by
Magnus Malan
Minister of Defence (South Africa)
1991–1992
Succeeded by
Gene Louw

 

he is well known for his prominent role in the negotiations to end the apartheid system in South Africa. And the  co-founded the United Democratic Movement.

 

Roelf Meyer, the President Cyril Ramaphosa’s  as chief negotiator for the National Party (NP)

 

From 2012 to 2014 Roelf Meyer also chaired the Defence Review Committee.

 

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