17 Awesome and Inspiring Facts About Nelson Mandela
In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union. #PadreMedium
Nelson Mandela, 1918 - As is tradition Jongintaba took Mandela into his home and looked after the family when his father was lost at teh age of nine. Through the positive influences of his adoptive biological and adoptive family, Mandela brought the issue of apartheid to the attention of the world.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela claps his hands after American pop-icon Michael Jackson was given a lifetime achievement award during the Kora All Africa music awards in Sun City, South Africa, on September 4, 1999. @carlamartinsmj