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Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)


Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013) was the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was known for his lifelong struggle against apartheid (enforced racial separation), which was instituted in South Africa in 1948. The ANC was soon declared a terrorist organization and banned by the South African government.... See full bio »

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Known For

Sing Your Song
Sing Your Song Himself
(2011)
Live 8
Live 8 Himself
(2005)
Mandela
Mandela Himself
(1996)

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 1992 Malcolm X
Soweto Teacher
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5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

President Nelson Mandela

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains. See more »

Trivia:

In the late 60s, while imprisoned at the South African prison, Robben Island, he volunteered, and was cast, to play the role of King Creon, in the prison's Christmas play selection, Antigone (by Sophocles). See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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