Gene Louw

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Eugene Louw
Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa
In office
1991–1994
President FW de Klerk
Preceded by Louis le Grange
Succeeded by Frene Ginwala
Minister of Defence
In office
May 1992 – 30 March 1993
Preceded by Roelf Meyer
Succeeded by Kobie Coetsee
Minister of Public Works
In office
1992–1993
Preceded by Leon Wessels
Succeeded by Louis Shill
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1989–1992
Preceded by Stoffel Botha
Succeeded by Louis Pienaar
Minister of Education
In office
1989–1990
Preceded by Gerrit Viljoen
Succeeded by Louis Pienaar
Personal details
Born (1931-07-15) 15 July 1931 (age 83)
Nationality South African
Political party National Party (South Africa)

Eugene Louw, born 15 July 1931, is a South African politician, member of the National Party, MP for Durbanville and Paarl, who was administrator for Cape Province (1979–1989), Minister of Home Affairs[1] (1989–1992), National Education (1989–1990), Public Works (1992–1993) and Defence (1992–1993) in the F.W. de Klerk government.

Louw retired from political life in 1994 to return to his work as a lawyer in Durbanville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldstein, Robert Justin (2001). Political censorship. Taylor & Francis. pp. 496–. ISBN 978-1-57958-320-0. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Roelf Meyer
Minister of Defence
1992-1993
Succeeded by
Kobie Coetsee
Preceded by
Leon Wessels
Minister of Public Works
1992-1993
Succeeded by
Louis Shill
Preceded by
Stoffel Botha
Minister of Home Affairs
1989-1992
Succeeded by
Louis Pienaar
Preceded by
Gerrit Viljoen
Minister of Education
1989-1990
Succeeded by
Louis Pienaar