Nelson Mandela- A Leader and an Inspiration

Facts about Nelson Mandela

  • Born on the 18th of July, 1918.
  • He spent 27 years behind bars as a political prisoner.
  • He was an anti-Apartheid activist.
  • On February the 11th, 1990, the South African government released him from prison.
  • He won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993.
  • He was President of South Africa for just over 5 years and was instrumental in South Africa winning the 1995 Rugby Union World Cup.
  • He died on the 5th of December, 2013, aged 95, but his legacy will live on forever.

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