"Laurens Van der Post"
Laurens Van der Post
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Sir Laurens Jan van der Post (1906 – 1996) was an author of many books, farmer, war hero, political adviser to British heads of government, close friend of Prince Charles, godfather of Prince William, educator, journalist, humanitarian, philosopher, explorer, and conservationist.