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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.
Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990.In 1944, Mandela, a lawyer, joined the African National Congress (ANC), the oldest black political organization in…
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.
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.
Nelson Mandela: Nelson Mandela, black nationalist, antiapartheid activist, and the first black president of South Africa (1994–99).
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 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 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.
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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.