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Harry Schwarz

Harry Heinz Schwarz


Born 13-05-1924 in Cologne Germany

Deceased 05-02-2010 (85 years old) in Gauteng

Harry Heinz Schwarz was a South African lawyer, politician, diplomat, statesman and leader in the anti-apartheid movement. As a young German immigrant he suffered from discrimination and financial difficulties of his family. This left a strong impression on Schwarz and helped shape his political philosophy which had its emphasis on social justice and the rule of law. In World War II he served SAAF as a Navigator in the Middle East and Europe, seconded to the RAF.He died on 5 February 2010 at the age of 85.



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Previous Position(s)

Trustee |
South Africa | 2010 - 2010

Attorney |
South Africa | 2010 - 2010

Advisor | to Hofmeyr SA
South Africa | 2010 - 2010

Founder |
South Africa | 1994 - 2010

Social Development and Community Services


South African Ambassador | USA | South African Embassy
Washington DC | 1991 - 1994

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Bachelor of Law

Attorney

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DPhil (hc) | University of Stellenbosch

Dr Humane Letters (hc) | University Judaism

PhD (hc) | University Judaism

Order for Meritorious Service (Gold)

Transvaal Law Society Prize

Society of Advocates Prize

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Middle Temple

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