Kader Asmal

Politician, Person or entity appearing in film

1934 – 2011

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Who was Kader Asmal?

Kader Asmal was a South African politician. He was a professor of human rights at the University of the Western Cape, chairman of the council of the University of the North and vice-president of the African Association of International Law. He was married to Louise Parkinson and has two sons. He was an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, received a doctorate Honoris Causa from Queen's University Belfast and was a laureate of the 2000 Stockholm Water Prize. He died 22 June 2011 after suffering a heart attack.

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Born
Oct 8, 1934
KwaZulu-Natal
Spouses
Nationality
  • South Africa
Profession
Education
  • London School of Economics
  • University of South Africa
Died
Jun 22, 2011

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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