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

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President Nelson Mandela

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. See more »

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During his life, he received more than 250 international awards and honors, not the least of which included the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002, and one of the last recipients of the Soviet Union's Order of Lenin before the award was discontinued in December 1991. See more »

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Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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