Abraham Fischer

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Abraham Fischer (4 September 1850 – 16 November 1913) was a South African statesman.wikipedia
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Orange River Colony

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He was the sole Prime Minister of the Orange River Colony in South Africa, and when that ceased to exist joined the cabinet of the newly formed Union of South Africa.
The chairman of the Orangia Unie was Abraham Fischer, leading politician of the pre-Boer War period and top diplomat of the Boer republics during the Second Boer War.

Bram Fischer

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He was the grandfather of Bram Fischer, a noted anti-apartheid activist.
Fischer came from a prominent Afrikaner family; his father was Percy Fischer (1876-1957), a Judge President of the Orange Free State, and his grandfather was Abraham Fischer (1850–1913), a prime minister of the Orange River Colony and later a member of the cabinet of the unified South Africa.

Percy Fischer

He was the father of Percy Fischer, a Judge President of the Orange Free State.
He was the son of politician Abraham Fischer and the father of the lawyer Bram Fischer.

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He was the sole Prime Minister of the Orange River Colony in South Africa, and when that ceased to exist joined the cabinet of the newly formed Union of South Africa.

Union of South Africa

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He was the sole Prime Minister of the Orange River Colony in South Africa, and when that ceased to exist joined the cabinet of the newly formed Union of South Africa.

Green Point, Cape Town

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Fischer was born on November 4, 1850 in Green Point, Cape Town in to Johannes Jacobus George Fischer (1807-1861) and Catherina Anna Margertha Brink.

South African Army Artillery Formation

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He is the grandson of Petrus Ulrich Fischer(1764-1826), who was a Captain in the Artillery.

South African College

He was educated at the South African College, and became a lawyer in Cape Colony, joining the bar in 1875.

Cape Colony

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He was educated at the South African College, and became a lawyer in Cape Colony, joining the bar in 1875.

Orange Free State

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He was the father of Percy Fischer, a Judge President of the Orange Free State. He became interested in the politics of the Orange Free State, and in 1878 became a member of the Orange Free State's Volksraad.

South African Republic

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He headed a joint deputation from Transvaal and Orange Free State to Europe and America during the Boer War to solicit support for the Boers, returning in 1903 to practice law in the newly formed Orange River Colony.

Second Boer War

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He headed a joint deputation from Transvaal and Orange Free State to Europe and America during the Boer War to solicit support for the Boers, returning in 1903 to practice law in the newly formed Orange River Colony.

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He was the father of Percy Fischer, a Judge President of the Orange Free State.

Internal resistance to apartheid

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He was the grandfather of Bram Fischer, a noted anti-apartheid activist.

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Cape Town

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