Nelson Mandela (I) (1918–2013)


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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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 2013 We Are Strong Together (Glanc Feat. Tonya Graves/UNICEF) (Short)
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 1992 Malcolm X
Soweto Teacher
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6 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

President Nelson Mandela

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

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Graça Machel  (his death) | See more »
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Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Henry Gadla Mandela and Nosekeni. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore colourful batik shirts.

Nickname:

Madiba

Star Sign:

Cancer

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