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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 | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

President Nelson Mandela

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including my enemies, and that is what I normally tell other people who say those who are struggling for liberation in their country are terrorists. See more »

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He was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on September 3, 1998 for his services to democracy in South Africa. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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