Nelson Mandela!  Government South Africa focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation.

Nelson Mandela's Life In Pictures

"Mandela Fought Tooth and Nail for Freedom," a Mediander post featuring African National Congress Youth League, dauntless Nobel laureate, Robben Island and more.

Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda

Esquire cover may 2010 Madiba - Nelson Mandela - South Africa

Nelson Mandella by Yousuf Karsh

An ideal for which I am prepared to die

Character study // Nelson Mandela photographed by Yousuf Karsh

Nelson Mandela - Madiba the best President SA has ever had

Nelson Mandela is for me is one of the most inspiring person in this world. Nelson Mandela is a shining example of the fact that hard work pays of. Looking at Nelson Mandela's picture reminds me that if I want to fulfill my dreams I need to work hard.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (born 18 July 1918) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life in prison. Mandela served 27 years in prison…

Nelson Mandela, une icône qui transcende les différences en Afrique

Nelson Mandela - Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - July 1918 – 5 December was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary

by Kadir Nelson In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is th

by Kadir Nelson In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.

Aung San Suu Kyi--winner of the Nobel Prize and a Burmese advocate for peace and liberty

Aung San Suu Kyi--winner of the Nobel Prize and a Burmese advocate for peace and liberty, she's spent years and years under arrest. A woman of incredible spirit and courage. Hope we and she live 'til that day when she's president of Burma,

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