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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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It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. See more »

Trivia:

His third wife, Graça Machel, holds the distinction of being the only woman in history to hold the title of first lady of two independent nations. She was first lady of Mozambique from June 25, 1975 to October 19, 1986 when her first husband, Samora Machel, served as president. She became first lady of South Africa July 18, 1998 to June 14, 1999, when she married President Nelson Mandela. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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