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Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey
Leeu van die Wes Transvaal
22 October 1847|
Winburg, Orange River Sovereignty
|Died||15 September 1914
Langlaagte, Johannesburg, South Africa
|Allegiance|| Orange Free State
South African Republic
Union of South Africa
|Spouse(s)||Jacoba Elizabeth (Nonnie) Greeff|
|Other work||Member of the Transvaal Parliament, Delegate to National Convention, Senator|
Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey[needs Afrikaans IPA] (22 October 1847 – 15 September 1914), better known as Koos de la Rey, was a South African military officer who served as a Boer general during the Second Boer War. De la Rey also had a political career and was one of the leading advocates of Boer independence.
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