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Malan, Magnus Andre de Merindol

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Military Officer

1930 – Born on the 30th of January in Pretoria located in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa.

1949 – He enrolled at the University of Stellenbosch (Commerce course), but later abandoned his studies and

            transferred to another school.

1953 – He graduated at University of Pretoria

1962 – He attended the Regular Command and General Staff Officers Course in the United States of America.

         – He married Magrietha Johanna van der Walt.

1973 – He was appointed as Chief of the South African Army.

1976 – He was appointed as a Chief of the  South African Defense Force (SADF).

1980 – He was appointed as Minister of Defense in the National Party government.

1995 – He was charged together with other former senior military officers for murdering 13 people (including

            seven children) but after seven months trial in court he was acquitted.