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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" (1.85 m)
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Special Olympians face prejudice with the injustice of apartheid. See more »

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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 »

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Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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