Heroes' Acre, Pretoria

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The Heroes' Acre (Die Heldeakker; De Heldenakker) is a section of Church Street Cemetery in Pretoria, South Africa.wikipedia
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Paul Kruger

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It is the burial place of a number of historical figures including Andries Pretorius, Paul Kruger and Hendrik Verwoerd.
After he died in Switzerland at the age of 78 in 1904, his body was returned to South Africa for a state funeral, and buried in the Heroes' Acre in Pretoria.

Andries Pretorius

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It is the burial place of a number of historical figures including Andries Pretorius, Paul Kruger and Hendrik Verwoerd.

Hendrik Verwoerd

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It is the burial place of a number of historical figures including Andries Pretorius, Paul Kruger and Hendrik Verwoerd.
He was buried in the Heroes' Acre.

Breaker Morant

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Australian Boer War anti-hero Breaker Morant (executed by the British for war crimes during the Second Anglo-Boer War) is also buried here. Breaker Morant – (Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, soldier, convicted war criminal)

Willem Cornelis Janse van Rensburg

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Willem Cornelis Janse van Rensburg – (3rd President of the South African Republic)
However, in August 1974, Van Rensburg and his wife were disinterred and reburied at the Heroes' Acre cemetery in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Louis Botha

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General Louis Botha – (1st Prime Minister of South Africa)
Botha was laid to rest in Heroes Acre Pretoria.

Thomas François Burgers

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Thomas François Burgers – (4th President of the South African Republic)

J. G. Strijdom

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Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom – (6th Prime Minister of South Africa) & sy eggenote Susan Strijdom (geb. De Klerk)

Eugène Marais

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Ernest George Jansen

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Pretoria

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The Heroes' Acre (Die Heldeakker; De Heldenakker) is a section of Church Street Cemetery in Pretoria, South Africa.

Second Boer War

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Australian Boer War anti-hero Breaker Morant (executed by the British for war crimes during the Second Anglo-Boer War) is also buried here.

Girl Guides

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In 1973, Tom Andrews (with the assistance of the Girl Guides) was the first surveyor of the cemetery.

Stephanus Schoeman

Stephanus Schoeman – (2nd President of the South African Republic)

State President of the South African Republic

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Willem Cornelis Janse van Rensburg – (3rd President of the South African Republic) Thomas François Burgers – (4th President of the South African Republic) Stephanus Schoeman – (2nd President of the South African Republic)

Prime Minister of South Africa

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General Louis Botha – (1st Prime Minister of South Africa) Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom – (6th Prime Minister of South Africa) & sy eggenote Susan Strijdom (geb. De Klerk)

Natural history

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Eugène Marais – (South African lawyer, naturalist, poet, and writer)

Governor-General of South Africa

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Ernest George Jansen – (2nd and last Governor-General of the Union of South Africa)

English Australians

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Breaker Morant – (Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, soldier, convicted war criminal)

War crime

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Breaker Morant – (Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, soldier, convicted war criminal)