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Jacobus Hercules de la Rey, 1847-1914

Nationality: South African
Date of Birth: 1847
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Date of Death: 1914
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Identity:

Jacobus Hercules 'Koos' de la Rey was a Boer general.

Life:

The Boer war lasted from 1899-1902. Whistler was pro-Boer.

Bibliography:

Encyclopedia Brittanica, (11th edition) 1911, at http://www.1911encyclopedia.org (accessed 2005).