Van Zyl Slabbert

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Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (1940 – 2010) [1] was a South African political analyst, businessman and politician. He is best known for having been the leader of the official opposition — the Progressive Federal Party (PFP) — in the House of Assembly from 1979 to 1986.

Van Zyl Slabbert was also a member of the Libertas Teaterklub while he was a student and later lecturer at Stellenbosch University.