Graaff baronets

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Sir David Graaff, 1st Baronet, as Mayor of Cape Town

The Graaff Baronetcy, of Cape Town in the Cape of Good Hope Province of the Union of South Africa, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created on 6 February 1911 for the South African businessman and politician David Pieter de Villiers Graaff. His son, the second Baronet, was also a politician and served as Leader of the United Party between 1956 and 1977.

The baronetcy is one of twelve conferred on South Africans between 1841 and 1924.

Graaff baronets, of Cape Town (1911)[edit]

Other Graaffs[edit]

  • Jacobus Arnoldus Graaff (1863–1927): Sir David Graaff, 1st Baronet's younger brother and business partner. Jacobus was also an influential politician and government minister.
  • Johannes de Villiers Graaff (1928–2015): Sir David Graaff, 1st Baronet's youngest son and noted South African welfare economist.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "no. 28509". The London Gazette. 30 June 1911. p. 4833.