National Party (South Africa)

National Party (South Africa)

Apartheid in South Africa
Events and projects
1948 general election
Coloured vote constitutional crisis
Treason Trial
Sharpeville massacre
Rivonia Trial
Soweto uprising
Church Street bombing
Khotso House bombing
Cape Town peace march
St James Church massacre
Shell House massacre
ANC · IFP · AWB · Black Sash
CCB · Conservative Party · ECC · PP
RP · PFP · HNP · MK · PAC ·
UDF · Broederbond · National Party
· SAP · SACP · Umkhonto we Sizwe · State Security Council
P. W. Botha · Mangosuthu Buthelezi
· Steve Biko · Yusuf Dadoo
· Sheena Duncan · F. W. de Klerk
· Eugene de Kock · Ruth First · Bram Fischer
· Chris Hani · John Frederick Harris
· Barbara Hogan
· Trevor Huddleston · Helen Joseph
· Ronnie Kasrils · Ahmed Kathrada
· Jimmy Kruger · Moses Mabhida
· Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
· Mac Maharaj · D. F. Malan
· Nelson Mandela
· Kaiser Matanzima · Govan Mbeki
· Thabo Mbeki · Robert McBride
· Billy Nair · Hastings Ndlovu
· Alan Paton
· Hector Pieterson · Harry Schwarz
· Walter Sisulu JG Strijdom
· Joe Slovo · Helen Suzman
· Oliver Tambo · Eugène Terre'Blanche
· Andries Treurnicht · Desmond Tutu
· H. F. Verwoerd · B. J. Vorster
Bantustan · District Six
Robben Island · Sophiatown
South-West Africa · Soweto
Sun City · Vlakplaas
Related topics
Cape Qualified Franchise
Afrikaner nationalism
Apartheid legislation · Freedom Charter
Sullivan Principles · Kairos Document
Disinvestment campaign
South African Police
Apartheid in popular culture

The National Party (Afrikaans: Nasionale Party) is a former political party in South Africa. Founded in 1915, it was the governing party of the country from 4 June 1948 until 9 May 1994. Members of the National Party were sometimes known as Nationalists or Nats. Its policies included apartheid, the establishment of a republic, and the promotion of Afrikaner culture. After 1994 the party was involved in conservative politics, but was renamed the New National Party, which then merged with the African National Congress in 2005.

Read more about National Party (South Africa):  Founding and Early History, Apartheid, From Dominion To Republic, Support, Decline, Re-establishment, Leaders

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