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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Nelson Mandela. (Born 18 July 1918) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).


Nelson Mandela suffered greatly for the cause of freedom in South Africa. It is wonderful that he got to see his country freed from apartheid while he was still alive. He is a great man.

from Etsy

Nelson Mandela Quote Typed on Typewriter

there are some people who need to read this because i have lost a lot of hope for those who are ignorant ostracize others!

from Global Voices

Nelson Mandela, 90 years

South Africa "It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul." [From "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley


Let your light shine bright ... That is the best way yo let others shine and show God our greatest love.

A Nelson Mandela biography timeline: his life story told in 11 key events. #mandela #timeline #biography

A Nelson Mandela biography timeline: his life story told in 11 key events. #mandela #timeline #biography

from mindbodygreen

11 Ways to Become a Living Legacy

I read a post on FB just this morning that invited me to reflect deeply. It was by a cousin of mine who lives in Britain. She was commenting on educating her children about the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who as I write is currently in ‘critical condition’.