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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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Known For

Sing Your Song
Sing Your Song Himself
(2011)
Live 8
Live 8 Himself
(2005)
Mandela
Mandela Himself
(1996)

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 1992 Malcolm X
Soweto Teacher
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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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Alternate Names:

President Nelson Mandela

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

The titanic effort that has brought liberation to South Africa, and ensured the total liberation of Africa, constitutes an act of redemption for the black people of the world. See more »

Trivia:

Father, with Evelyn, of two boys named Madiba Thembekile (1946-1969), Makgatho (1950-2005) and a girl named Makazime (1953). See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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