Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger


[kroo-ger; Dutch kry-khuhr]
Stephanus Johannes Paulus [ste-fah-nœs yoh-hah-nuhs poh-lœs] , ("Oom Paul") 1825–1904, South African statesman: president of the Transvaal 1883–1900.

Krugerite, noun, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To stephanus johannes paulus kruger
World English Dictionary
Kruger (ˈkruːɡə)
Stephanus Johannes Paulus (ˈstɛfənʊs jəʊˈhænɪs ˈpɔːlʊs), known as Oom Paul. 1825--1904, Boer statesman; president of the Transvaal (1883--1900). His opposition to Cecil Rhodes and his denial of civil rights to the Uitlanders led to the Boer War (1899--1902)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature