Pretorius-andries-wilhelmus-jacobus meaning

prĭ-tôr'ē-əs
Afrikaner soldier and politician who led the defeat of the Zulus (1838) and negotiated the independence of the Transvaal (1852). His son Marthinus Wessels Pretorius (1819–1901) founded Pretoria (1855) and was president of the Transvaal (1857–1871) as well as the Orange Free State (1859–1863).
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