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VIDEO TIMELINE: The life and times of Pik Botha

12 October, 10:16 AM

Apartheid-era foreign affairs minister Pik Botha has died in his Pretoria home at the age of 86, his family said on Friday morning. 

His son, Piet Botha, told News24 that his father died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of the morning.

READ: Former foreign affairs minister Pik Botha dies

Botha was admitted to a Pretoria hospital in late September.

He was the world's longest-serving foreign minister.

OBITUARY: Pik Botha - a good man working for a bad government

Watch a video timeline of his life above.

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