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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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President Nelson Mandela

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I can't pretend that I'm brave and that I can beat the whole world. See more »

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Subject of the Specials song "Nelson Mandela", which was a number nine hit single in the UK chart in 1984. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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