EnglishShow more Named for J.B.M. Hertzog, one-time Prime Minister and founder of the Afrikaner Party (1941), or for his son, A. Hertzog, founder of the Herstigte Nasionale Party (1969) + English noun- and adjective-forming suffix -ite.
1.In historical contexts.A supporter of J.B.M. Hertzog; a member of the Afrikaner Party, a small Orange Free State-based party founded by Hertzog in 1941 as a breakaway from the National Party.
The Afrikaner Party merged with the National Party in 1951.
1968E.A. WalkerHist. of Sn Afr. 546Unluckily, the Hertzogites found fresh cause of offence in his (sc. Botha’s) sympathetic references to Rhodes.
1977T.R.H. DavenportS. Afr.: Mod. Hist. 235When the Hertzogites rallied..and went on to form their breakaway Afrikaner Party in January 1941, only a small number of the H.N.P. supporters went with them.
1991A. Van WykBirth of New Afrikaner 61The Grey Shirts, New Orderites and Hertzogites were small fry, with the real fight, a bitter one, fought between the NP and OB.
1969S. Uys inJ. Crwys-WilliamsS. Afr. Despatches (1989) 395The Hertzogites simply don’t want immigrants unless they can be assimilated immediately into Afrikanerdom and become card-carrying members of the H.N.P.
1973Star 3 Nov. 6Between what a Hertzogite regards as racial incitement and what a leftist-liberal working for a new United Party sees as such, there must surely be a vast gulf.
1970Argus 30 Jan. 2Hertzogite broadside misfires. The Herstigte Nasionale Party’s first attempt to launch a wide-ranging parliamentary attack on the Nationalists, failed here today.
1972Weekend Post 9 Sept. 1He has been known as a near-verkrampte — in fact in the early days of the Hertzogite movement, he was an inner core member.
2.In historical contexts.Of or pertaining to supporters of J.B.M. Hertzog and his Afrikaner Party.
1991A. Van WykBirth of New Afrikaner 61There were various contenders for the soul of Afrikanerdom — the anti-Semitic Grey Shirt movement of L.T. Weichardt,..the fascist New Order grouping of Oswald Pirow,..; the Afrikaner Party of N.C. Havenga and his Hertzogite supporters; [etc.].
A supporter of J.B.M. Hertzog; a member of the Afrikaner Party, a small Orange Free State-based party founded by Hertzog in 1941 as a breakaway from the National Party.
Of or pertaining to supporters of J.B.M. Hertzog and his Afrikaner Party.
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