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Daniel François Malan
5th Prime Minister of South Africa
In office
4 June 1948 – 30 November 1954
Monarch George VI
Elizabeth II
Governor-General Gideon Brand van Zyl
Ernest George Jansen
Preceded by Jan Smuts
Succeeded by Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
Minister of the Interior
In office
30 June 1924 – 20 May 1933
Prime Minister J. B. M. Hertzog
Preceded by Patrick Duncan
Succeeded by Jan Hofmeyr
Personal details
Born (1874-05-22)22 May 1874
Riebeek-Wes, Cape Colony
Died 7 February 1959(1959-02-07) (aged 84)
Stellenbosch, Cape,
South Africa
Political party National Party

Daniel Francois Malan (May 22 1874-February 7 1959) also known as D.F. Malan, was Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954. He was leader of the National Party, an Afrikaner nationalist political party. Apartheid began as a state policy in South Africa under Malan.

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