Nelson Mandela

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Synonyms for Nelson Mandela

South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)

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It reminded me of President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's words when he visited Gaza in 1995 and said: "Our freedom is yet incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinian people."
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18,1918, He died on December 5, 2013.
Dr Ndume also received the first United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela prize which honours one man and one woman who have dedicated their lives to serving others.
Helena Ndume of Namibia, former President Jorge fernando Branco sampaio, of Portugal, has been one of the inaugural laureates of the first ever United nations nelson rolihlahla Mandela Prize.
Born as Rolihlahla Mandela on July 18, 1918 in Mvezo, Cape Providence, South Africa, he passed away on December 5, 2013 at Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
ISLAMABAD -- The UN General Assembly on Friday established the "United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize" as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader.
UNITED NATIONS -- The General Assembly Friday established the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader who inspired not only his own country but the rest of the world.
Much has been written about the great Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, particularly in the wake of his passing at age 95 late last year.
Rolihlahla Mandela was born and raised in the royal court of the Thembu people one of several ethnic groups of Xhosa nation in South Africa.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's death on December 5, 2013, has generated global outpourings of grief as well as reflection about the life and legacy of this icon of the African liberation struggle.
"It is in deep mourning that I pay my respects to an extraordinary person, probably one of the greatest humanists of our time and a dear friend of mine, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela."
The expiring year has seen the demise of two of the greatest human beings of my lifetime, Seamus Heaney and Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.