South Africa’s last white president, FW de Klerk, dies at home

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 11 (Reuters) – South Africa’s last white president Frederik Willem (FW) de Klerk died on Thursday morning at his home in Cape Town, the FW de Klerk Foundation said in a statement.

“Former President FW de Klerk died peacefully at his home in Fresnaye earlier this morning following his struggle against mesothelioma cancer,” the statement said.

He was 85 years old.