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Pieter Gerrit Wessel Grobler, g2h1

Also Known As: "Piet Grobler"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
Death: August 22, 1942 (69)
Immediate Family:

Son of Wilhelmus Hermanus Cornelis Grobler and Alida Theunetta Grobler, f4g7
Husband of Lydia Magdalena Grobler
Father of Anna Susanna ''Babsie'' Brink; Willem Hermanus Cornelius ''Willie'' Grobler; Jan Grobler and Pieter Gert Wessel Grobler
Brother of Lourens Stephanus Grobler, (g2h3); Alida Theunetta Snyman, g2h2; Willem Hermanus Cornelis Grobler, (g2h4) and Douw Gerbrand Grobler, (g2h5)

Occupation: Politikus, Minister van Buitelandse Sake, Staats-Sekretaris, Lid van die Transvaalse Volksraad, Leier van die Nasionale Party in die Transvaal, stigter van die nasionale wildtuin inisiatief en mede-stigter van die Kruger Wildtuin.
Managed by: Alexander Armenis (Alex)
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About Pieter Gerrit Wessel Grobler, g2h1

Offices held by Piet Grobler

  • Deputy State-Secretary
  • Foreign Secretary to Pres. Paul Kruger during the Anglo-Boer War
  • Elected Member of Volksraad
  • Elected Leader of the NP in the Transvaal
  • Established the Nature Parks initiative in SA and co-founded the Kruger National Park

Groblershoop is na hom vernoem. Groblershoop is 'n dorp in die Noord-Kaap, in Suid-Afrika, tussen Marydale en Grootdrink. Die Oranjerivier, en die Boegoebergdam is naby die dorp geleë. Die dorp is in 1936 gestig. Die N10 nasionale pad gaan deur Groblershoop.

Groblershoop is in 1936 gestig op die perseel van die oorspronklike Sternham en genoem na min. P.G.W. Grobler, minister van lande in die Hertzog-kabinet van 1924 tot 1933. Die Boegoebergdam is 34 km wes van Groblershoop geleë. Die dam is later ontwikkel in 'n aansienlike onspanningsentrum met geleenthede vir swem, watersport en hengel. 'n Woonwapark is ook aangelê.


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