General James Barry Munnik Hertzog KC, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog , was a South African politician and soldier.
|The Right Honourable |
|3rd Prime Minister of South Africa|
|In office |
30 June 1924 – 5 September 1939
|Monarch||George V |
|Governor-General||1st Earl of Athlone |
6th Earl of Clarendon
Sir Patrick Duncan
|Preceded by||Jan Christiaan Smuts|
|Succeeded by||Jan Christiaan Smuts|
|Born||James Barry Munnik Hertzog |
3 April 1866
Wellington, Cape Colony
|Died||21 November 1942 (aged 76)|
Pretoria, Transvaal Province, Union of South Africa
|Political party||National Party |
|Alma mater||University of Amsterdam|
General James Barry Munnik Hertzog KC, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog (3 April 1866 – 21 November 1942), was a South African politician and soldier.
He was a Boer general during the second Anglo-Boer War who became Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1924 to 1939. Throughout his life he encouraged the development of Afrikaner culture, determined to protect the Afrikaners from British influence. He is the only South African Prime Minister to have served under three British Monarchs (George V, Edward VIII, and George VI).