nelson mandela legacy
Nelson Mandela Legacy
The Centre of Memory is where the Nelson Mandela Foundation works to further Nelson Mandela's legacy of dignity and freedom for all.
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.
Timeline: Nelson Mandela's life and legacy. Key dates in the peace activist's life.
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.
Photos, videos and articles on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Nelson Mandela Timeline. 1918 - Born on 18 July 1918 in the little village of Mvezo, in Qunu in southern Transkei, into the royal family of the Tembu, a Xhosa-speaking tribe.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African politician and activist. On April 27, 1994, he was made the first President of South Africa elected in a fully represented democratic election.
Nelson Mandela: Nelson Mandela, black nationalist, antiapartheid activist, and the first black president of South Africa (1994–99).
Clarity of vision is common to all great women and men. They are individuals who, through the force of their creativity and imagination do the nearly mystical task of seeing that which is not yet apparent, of envisioning possibility where none seems to exist