Jacobus Frederick van Wyk

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(COVID-19/Premature death, politician)
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BornJacobus Frederick van Wyk
28 July 1952
South Africa
Died31 July 2021 (Age 69)
South Africa
Cause of death
NationalitySouth African
Alma materUniversity of South Africa
Victim ofPremature death
PartyAfrican National Congress
South African politician who died from COVID.

Jacobus Frederick van Wyk, known as Boeboe, was a former MP in South Africa.


He was born into a coloured family.

Elected to Parliament in 1997.

He sat in the Provincial Legislature, and served as speaker from 2009 to 2013.


He died on 31 July 2021 due to COVID-19.[1] He died shortly after his older sister also died from COVID-19 related complications.[2]

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