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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 - 2013)

He was born July 1918 in Mvezo in Cape Province, now a part of South Africa. Given the name Rolihlahla ("troublemaker"), some would say that he lived up to the name in the best way.

Nelson Mandela, 1937. Thank you for your courage, fortitude, unflinching fearlessness.

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Rest in peace, Madiba. Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Nelson Mandela: An Indispensable Life in Pictures.

Mandela salutes the crowd in Galeshewe Stadium, near Kimberley, South Africa, on February during a three-day campaign swing for the April all-race general election. Photograph by David Brauchli/AP.

Nelson Mandela as a young man, looking focused and determined in traditional Xhosa dress in 1961. | 26 Famous People From History Like You've Never Seen Before

Nelson Mandela as a young man, looking focused and determined in traditional Xhosa dress in 1961.

Exhibition: ‘Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life’ at Haus der Kunst, Munich

Look what it did for Nelson Mandela...returns to his cell on Robben Island - South Africa, 1994.

Nelson Mandela pays a return visit to his cell on Robben Island - South Africa, 1994

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”   ― Nelson Mandela

May we ALL aspire to live our lives like the man who lived his 95 years fully. Life to the fullest. Life with freedom. Life with hope. Life as a leader. Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday and left behind a simple will in which he expressed his wish of being buried in the village where he grew up. Nelson Mandel wanted to be buried in natal village of Qunu (realitatea.

Nelson Mandela South Africa's President - Madiba Dance Video

Video dedicated to Nelson Mandela, president of South Africa: Madiba Dance is still popular in Johannesburg. Video by voanews.

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"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to a man in his language, that goes to his heart" ~Nelson Mandela - rest in peace