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Etymology: the name comes from Krüger, meaning 'tavern-keeper' in Low German or 'potter' in High German. Anne O. Krueger has been the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since September 1, 2001. ... Diane Kruger on the cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine Diane Kruger (born July 15, 1976 near Hildesheim, Germany) is a German model and actress. ... A Nightmare On Elm Street (NOES for short) is a series of horror films that were exceptionally popular in the 1980s. ... Friedrich Wilhelm Krüger (1894 - 1945) was a Nazi official and high-ranking member of the SA and SS. Krüger was born into a military family in Strasbourg, Germany (nowadays France) in 1894; he received elementary school education, but ultimately left school before graduating to begin a military career... Hans Maximillian Kruger is President of the Landreich in the Wing Commander video game and science fiction series. ... Maynard C Krueger (? - 20 December 1991) was a professor at the University of Chicago. ... Paul Kruger Stephanus Johannes Paul Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), fondly known as Oom Paul (Afrikaans for Uncle Paul), was a prominent Boer resistance leader against British rule and president of the Transvaal Republic in South Africa. ... Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. ... A zebra in Kruger National Park Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa. ... A Krugerrand is a South African gold coin. ... Krugersdorp is a mining city in the West Rand of Gauteng, South Africa. ... Flag of Transvaal The Transvaal was one of the provinces of South Africa from 1910 until 1994. ... Sebastian Kruger is a world famous caricaturist. ... Professional wrestler Viktor “The Konstriktor” Krüger is a European Strong Style athlete who has survived 20 years of full contact sports. ... Walter Krueger (1881-1967) was a German-American soldier and general in the first half of the 20th century. ... Kruger Inc is a Canadian company which works in the pulp and paper industry, founded in 1904 by Joseph Kruger. ... Kruger 60 A is a red dwarf star approximately 13. ... Kruger 60 B is a red dwarf star approximately 13. ... A tavern is, loosely, a place of business where people gather to drink alcoholic beverages and, more than likely, also be served food, though not licenced to put up guests. ... Low German (in Low German, Platt(düütsch) or Nedderdüütsch) is any of a variety of West Germanic languages spoken in northern Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. ... A man shapes pottery as it turns on a wheel. ... Subdivisions Central German Upper German High German (in German, Hochdeutsch) is any of several German dialects spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Luxembourg (as well as in neighbouring portions of Belgium, France (Alsace), Italy, Poland, and Romania (Transylvania) and in some areas of former colonial settlement, for example in...


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In 1880 the Boer rebellion occurred, and Kruger was one of the famous triumvirate, of which General Piet Joubert and Pretorius were the other members, who, after the Battle of Majuba, negotiated the terms of peace on which the Pretoria convention of August 1881 was drafted.
In 1893 Kruger had to face a third presidential election, and on this occasion the opposition he had raised among the burgers, largely by the favoritism he displayed to the Hollander party, was so strong that it was fully anticipated that his more liberal opponent, Joubert, would be elected.
The action taken by Kruger at this election, and his previous actions in ousting Burgers and in absolutely excluding the Uitlanders from the franchise, all show that at any cost, in his opinion, the government must remain a close corporation, and that while he lived he must remain at the head of it.
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