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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. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
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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.
The Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute was a popular-music concert staged on 11 June 1988 at Wembley Stadium, London, and broadcast to 67 countries and an audience of 600 million.Marking the forthcoming 70th birthday (18 July 1988) of the imprisoned anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela, the concert was also referred to as Freedomfest, Free Nelson Mandela Concert and Mandela Day.
"Nelson Mandela is a universal symbol of freedom and reconciliation, an icon representing the triumph of the human spirit."
Robben Island - the place Nelson Mandela served 27 years in prison
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While in jail, Nelson Mandela was able to fundamentally change himself and emerge as a potent leader, says John Battersby.
The Sculpture at Nelson Mandela's capture site outside Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, on the R103.
Nelson Mandela fought the forces of apartheid for years, and was thrown in jail for his efforts. On Thursday, he died peacefully in his home.