nelson mandela place of birth
Nelson Mandela Place Of Birth
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.
Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was born — the UN asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) by making a difference in their communities.
See CNN's Nelson Mandela Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of South Africa.
Mandela Day calls on us all, every day, to make the world a better place. Each year on 18 July we look back on what has been done, and forward to what will be done.
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 in traditional dress in 1950. Photograph: Apic/Getty Images His birth, into the royal house of the Thembu people, was central to the man.
Both my wife and I remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison. Included in this memory are the funeral snippets on TV and a legal flap over book rights involving his Widow.
Nelson Mandela Family While Nelson Mandela led a nation against apartheid and served as one of the worlds leading heroes, we have to ask who were the family who stood with him and suffered with him