He is considered as the 6th President of the South African Republic. He is also a military leader, statesman and lawyer from the year 1900 up to 1902. He also served in various military conflicts like the well known Sekhukhune in the year 1876 and First Boer War in the year 1881. Moreover, he is also elected as the Lyndenburg Commandant in the year 1885. This is the start of his political career and serves his fellowmen in the best way that he can. In line with this, he is also the vice-president of Paul Kruger in Europe. During the tribunal and military council in the year 1901, he advocated a proposal to oppose the party of President Theunius Steyn. Unfortunately, he died in the year 1918 at Goedgedacht which is near in Krugerspos.