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17 Awesome and Inspiring Facts About Nelson Mandela

In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union. #PadreMedium

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December 6, 2013 front page of the British newspaper The Sun reports Nelson Mandela's December 5, 2013 death: "President of the World"

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South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela holds his Amnesty International 'Ambassador of Conscience' Award for 2006 in Johannesburg 01 November...

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Nelson Mandela - As a living legend....served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life in prison. Mandela served 27 years in prison…

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from CNN

South African town accused of keeping apartheid alive - CNN.com

FW de Klerk en Nelson Mandela. If De Klerk had his way Mandela would die in his cell and not become a real So. African Leader.

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