Botha


Botha

Botha is a surname, especially common among white Afrikaners in South Africa. People named Botha include:

*Louis Botha (1862-1919), first Prime Minister of South Africa
*Pieter Willem Botha (1916-2006), also known as "P.W.", South African prime minister from 1978 to 1984 and state president from 1984 to 1989
*Roelof Frederik "Pik" Botha (b. 1932), South African foreign minister in the later years of Apartheid
*Roelof Botha, former Chief Financial Officer of Paypal
*Luki Botha (born 1930), South African Formula One driver
*Hendrik Egnatius "Naas" Botha (born 1958), South African rugby union player
*Francois Botha (born 1968), South African boxer and kickboxer
*Andre Botha (born 1975) is a Johannesburg-born Irish cricketer
*John Philip "Bakkies" Botha (born 1979), South African rugby union player
*Johan Botha (born 1982), South African cricketer
*Johan Botha (born 1974), South African middle distance runner
*Johan Botha (born 1965), South African opera singer


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  • Botha — ist ein vor allem in Südafrika innerhalb der Bevölkerungsgruppe der Buren verbreiteter Familienname. Die Namensträger können meist ihre Herkunft von den Einwanderern Friedrich Both (* 1653 in Wangenheim bei Gotha) oder Samuel Friedrich Bode (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Botha — Botha,   1) Louis, südafrikanischer General und Politiker, * Greytown (Natal) 27. 9. 1862, ✝ Pretoria 28. 8. 1919; befehligte im Burenkrieg (1899 1902) 1900 02 burische Verbände in Nordtransvaal. Nach der Kapitulation der Buren trat er für deren… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Botha — Botha, Louis, Burengeneral, geb. 27. Sept. 1862 als Sohn eines »Voortrekkers« aus franz. Geschlecht und einer holländ. Afrikanerin (van Rooijen), kämpfte 1884 unter den Freiwilligen, die sich in den Zulukriegen Land erwarben, und war dort bis… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Botha — (Louis) (1862 1919) général et homme politique sud africain. Commandant en chef de l armée des Boers (1899 1902), il fut Premier ministre du Transvaal (1907 1910), puis de l Union sud africaine (1910 1919). Botha (Pieter Willem) (né en 1916)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Botha — Botha, Louis, Burenführer, geb. 1864 in Greytown (Natal), 1888 Mitglied des Volksraads der Südafrik. Republik, im Südafrik. Kriege zuerst Adjutant Lukas Meyers, dann Kommandant der Belagerungsarmee vor Ladysmith, schlug die Engländer bei Colenso… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Botha — Botha, Louis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Botha — [bō′tə] Louis 1862 1919; South African statesman: 1st prime minister (1910 19) …   English World dictionary

  • Botha —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Botha est un patronyme très courant en Afrique du Sud. Il est le nom de famille de diverses personnalités de ce pays, tels que : Andre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Botha, P. W. — ▪ state president of South Africa in full  Pieter Willem Botha  born Jan. 12, 1916, Paul Roux, S.Af. died Oct. 31, 2006, Wilderness, near George       prime minister (1978–84) and first state president (1984–89) of South Africa.       A native of …   Universalium

  • Botha, P W — ▪ 2007 “Die Groot Krokodil”; “The Great Crocodile”        South African politician (b. Jan. 12, 1916, Paul Roux, Orange Free State, S.Af. d. Oct. 31, 2006, Wilderness, near George, Western Cape, S.Af.), as prime minister (1978–84) and president… …   Universalium


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