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Nelson Mandela
  • Name: Nelson Mandela
  • Born: 07/18/1918
  • Died: 12/05/2013 (95 years old)
  • Occupation: Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer
  • Website: nelsonmandela.org

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (/mænˈdɛlə/; Xhosa:[xolíɬaɬa mandɛ̂ːla]; 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. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.

School: University of Fort Hare, University of London, University of South Africa, University of the Witwatersrand

Alias: Madiba, Dalibunga

Party: African National Congress

Birth Place: Mvezo, Cape Province, Union of South Africa

Death Place: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Website: nelsonmandela.org

Source: Wikipedia

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