(1731) Smuts

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1948 PH. Discovered 1948 Aug. 9 by E. L. Johnson at Johannesburg.

Field-marshal Jan Christiaan Smuts {1870–1950}, a distinguished South African under whom the discoverer fought in both World Wars. He was prime minister of South Africa from 1919 to 1924 and again from 1938 to 1948. (M 3933)

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