nelson mandela full name
Nelson Mandela Full Name
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (/ m æ n ˈ d ɛ l ə /, Xhosa: [xoliɬaˈɬa manˈdɛla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994, following a 20-year anti-apartheid campaign. Read more about his life and legacy, and explore videos, photos and more, at Biography.com.
Nelson Mandela Biography Full name Nelson Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela AKA 'Madiba'.. Mandela's words, "The struggle is my life," are not to be taken lightly. "I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died.
On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, as well as the country's first black head of state, died at the age of 95 after suffering from a prolonged respiratory infection.
Editor's note: Below is the full transcript of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at Nelson Mandela's memorial on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Johannesburg, South Africa (CNN)-- To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests ...
Nelson Mandela in traditional dress in 1950. Photograph: Apic/Getty Images His birth, into the royal house of the Thembu people, was central to the man.
I think the time has come for us to consider, in the light of our experiences at this day at home, whether the methods which we have applied so far are adequate.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is the son of Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Henry Mgadla Mandela, a chief and chief councillor to the paramount chief of the Thembu and a member of the Madiba clan.
Nelson Mandela, who led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule and served as his country’s first black president, becoming an international emblem of dignity and forbearance, died Thursday night. He was 95. The South African president, Jacob Zuma, announced Mr. Mandela’s death ...