Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Rolihlahla Mandela, July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Union of South Africa
  • Died:  December 05, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Resting place:  Mandela Graveyard
  • Political party:  African National Congress
  • Other political affiliations:  South African Communist Party
  • Children:  7, including
  • Alma mater:  University of Fort Hare, University of London, University of South Africa, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Occupation:  Activist, politician, philanthropist, lawyer
  • Known for:  Internal resistance to apartheid
  • Civilian awards:  Sakharov Prize (1988), Bharat Ratna (1990), Nishan-e-Pakistan (1992), Nobel Peace Prize (1993), Lenin Peace Prize (1990), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2002), (more...)
  • Deputy:  Thabo Mbeki, F. W. de Klerk
  • Preceded by:  F. W. de Klerk
  • Succeeded by:  Thabo Mbeki
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