Nelson Mandela

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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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Indeed, from the time he was a child, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela would live up to the name: stirring trouble within his own family, in the community he grew up in--and finally in the land of apartheid that robbed him of 27 years of his productive life.
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.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela popularly known as Nelson Mandela, world over, left this mortal world for his eternal abode onDecember 5, 2013.
As we prepare to lay this great son of Africa to rest, let us not mourn Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, nay, let us instead celebrate his extraordinary life.
Touched by this social injustice, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela launched an anti-apartheid, anti-colonial campaign in the 50s, joined the African National Congress and became its youth leader.
Al-Khurinij on Tuesday passed a condolence message during the closing session of the conference on the death of the South African leader Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
Dans ce message, le Souverain dit avoir [beaucoup moins que]appris avec une profonde emotion la disparition du premier President de l'Afrique du Sud post-Apartheid, le regrette Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, que Dieu l'ait en Sa sainte misericorde[beaucoup plus grand que].
My work was initially in inner city Johannesburg and then in Nelson Mandela Bay and in the rural areas of the former homelands of the Ciskei and the Transkei where Rolihlahla Mandela was born.
Fellow South Africans, our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed," Zuma said in the nationally televised address.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born July 18, 1918, the son of a tribal chief in Transkei, one of the future "Bantustans," independent republics set up by the apartheid regime to cement the separation of whites and blacks.
It is with the deepest regret that we have learned of the passing of our founder, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Madiba.
Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed," said Zuma, whose own role in the struggle against white rule saw him imprisoned with Mandela on Robben Island.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela led a bitter struggle against the apartheid regime in his country.
The man who died an anti-apartheid hero, world statesman and symbol of the strength of the human spirit was born Rolihlahla Mandela in a village near Umtata in the Transkei on July 18, 1918.