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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?
Nelson Mandela's death was caused by Respiratory Tract Infection.
|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|
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.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
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.Nelson Mandela
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.Nelson Mandela
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.Nelson Mandela