De Wet

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De Wet is the name of:

  • Jacob Willemszoon de Wet (c. 1610 – between 1675 and 1691), Dutch painter
  • Christiaan de Wet (1854–1922), Boer general, rebel leader and politician
  • Nicolaas Jacobus de Wet (1873-1960), Chief Justice of South Africa and acting Governor-General
  • Quartus de Wet (1899-1980), son of the above, South African judge and judge-president of the Transvaal, and presiding judge of the 1963 Rivonia Trial, where he sentenced Nelson Mandela and other anti-apartheid activists to life imprisonment.
  • Johannes Christiaan de Wet (1912–1990), South African jurist
  • De Wet Barry (born 1978), South African rugby union footballer
  • Friedel de Wet (born 1980), South African cricketer