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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Black Pimpernel)

Jul 18, 1918 - Dec 05, 2013
Umtentweni, Umtentweni, South Africa

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Nelson Mandela was a political leader from South Africa who fervently opposed apartheid. After a long struggle and many years in jail he was ultimately successful in negotiating the end of apartheid in South Africa bringing peace to a racially divided country. He then became the first black President of South Africa in 1994.

Nelson was not only an inspiration and an activist, he was also an author and a symbol of global peacemaking. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

Mandela will always be remembered for leading change and bringing peace and equality to South Africa.

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Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993

He has honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide.

Mandela was in prison for 27 years

Mandela's African name is Rolihlahla, which mean troublemaker.

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