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Malan may refer to:

People (family name)[edit]

(ordered by earliest date)

Members of the prominent South African Malan family:

  • F. S. Malan (1871–1941), South African Minister of Education 1910–24
  • Daniel François Malan (D. F. Malan, 1874–1959), Prime Minister of South Africa 1948–54
  • Adolph Malan (AKA Sailor Malan, 1910–1963), Royal Air Force fighter ace in the Second World War
  • Magnus Malan (1930–2011), general, Chief of the South African Army, Chief of the South African Defence Force and Minister of Defence, 1980–1991
  • Wynand Malan (born 1943), Afrikaner South African politician.
  • Rian Malan (1954–), author, journalist and political activist

Members of the Malan family lineage can be traced from France and Italy: Members of the oldest Protestant sect in the world, the Valdese, or Waldensians, of northern Italy, migrated to the United States, some to Uruguay.

People (other name)[edit]

(ordered by earliest date)

  • Malan Breton (born 1973), Taiwanese-born fashion designer, media personality, writer, costume designer, philanthropist, and contestant on the third season of the American television show Project Runway