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Malan, Magnus Andre de Merindol

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Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Military Officer

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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.


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