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South African revolutionary and politician who radically changed the conditions of the Apartheid state of South Africa by addressing institutionalized racism and inequality. He served 27 years in prison and, upon his release in 1994, he became South Africa’s first black chief executive, an office he served for five years.
His great-grandfather was the king of the Thembu people, Ngubengcuka. He was married to Evelyn Ntoko Mase from 1944 to 1957, to Winnie Madikizela from 1958 to 1996, and married Graca Machel in 1998.
How did Nelson Mandela die?
|Cause of death||Respiratory Tract Infection|
|Age of death||95 years|
|Birthday||July 18, 1918|
|Death date||December 5, 2013|
|Place of death||Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Place of burial||Ancestral farm in the rural area of Qunu in Eastern Cape province, South Africa|
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.Nelson Mandela
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.Nelson Mandela
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.Nelson Mandela
It always seems impossible until it’s done.Nelson Mandela
Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.Nelson Mandela