South African politicianDied when: 64 years 221 days (775 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Sir Johannes Henricus Brand, (popularly known as Jan Brand and sometimes as John Henry Brand or Jan Henrick Brand; 6 December 1823 – 14 July 1888) was a South African lawyer and politician who served as the fourth state president of the Orange Free State, from 2 February 1864 until his death in 1888.
He was the son of Sir Christoffel Joseph Brand (1797–1875), speaker of the Cape legislative assembly, and Catharina Fredrica Küchler.Johannes Brand married in 1851 to , a daughter of the in Cape Town.
The couple had 8 sons and 3 daughters.