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Transvaal

The Transvaal was one of the provinces of South Africa until 1994.

On January 17, 1852 the United Kingdom recognized the independence of the Transvaal. This country became a republic and Paul Kruger became its first president on December 30, 1880. It lost its independence and became a province of South Africa after the Boer War.

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