Ethnic groups similar to or like Boers

Boers (Boere) refers to the descendants of the proto-Afrikaans-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. Wikipedia

  • Afrikaners

    Ethnic group in Southern Africa descended from predominantly Dutch settlers first arriving at the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th and 18th centuries. They traditionally dominated South Africa's politics and commercial agricultural sector prior to 1994. Wikipedia

  • White Africans of European ancestry

    White Africans of European ancestry or Euro-Africans refers to people in Africa who can trace full, or partial ancestry to Europe. Estimated 4.6 million people with European ancestry on the African continent. Wikipedia

  • Trekboers

    In the history of Southern Africa, the Trekboers ( Trekboere) were nomadic pastoralists descended from European settlers on the frontiers of the Dutch Cape Colony. Now Cape Town, such as Paarl , Stellenbosch (founded in 1679), and Franschhoek (settled from 1688), during the late 17th century and throughout the 18th century. Wikipedia

  • Boer Republics

    Now the country of South Africa. Two of the Boer Republics achieved international recognition and complete independence: the South African Republic (ZAR or Transvaal) and the Orange Free State. Wikipedia

  • Orange Free State

    Independent Boer sovereign republic under British suzerainty in Southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, which ceased to exist after it was defeated and surrendered to the British Empire at the end of the Second Boer War in 1902. One of the three historical precursors to the present-day Free State province. Wikipedia

  • History of South Africa

    The first modern humans are believed to have inhabited South Africa more than 100,000 years ago. South Africa's prehistory has been divided into two phases based on broad patterns of technology namely the Stone Age and Iron Age. Wikipedia


    Sentences forBoers

    • Vrijburgers who became independent farmers on the frontier were known as Boers, with some adopting semi-nomadic lifestyles being denoted as trekboers.South Africa-Wikipedia
    • Cleavages were likelier to occur along socio-economic rather than ethnic lines, however, and broadly speaking the colonists included a number of distinct subgroups, including the Boers.Second Boer War-Wikipedia
    • Incoming Boers attempted to colonise the land between the two rivers and even north of the Caledon, claiming that it had been abandoned by the Sotho people.Lesotho-Wikipedia
    • That controversial British annexation of the Transvaal, was disrupted when Sekhukhune allegedly signed a peace treaty with the Boers removing the main justification for British intervention in the Transvaal at that time.Colony of Natal-Wikipedia
    • It expressed support for Britain in the Boer War because small nations, such as the Boers, were anachronisms in the age of empires.Fabian Society-Wikipedia
    • The Boers captured some wireless sets and used them to make vital transmissions.Signals intelligence-Wikipedia

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