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
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), abogado, activista contra el apartheid y político sudafricano. Fue el primer mandatario de raza negra que encabezó el poder ejecutivo, y también el primero en resultar elegido por sufragio universal en su país. Su gobierno se dedicó a desmontar la estructura social y política heredada del apartheid. Premio Príncipe de Asturias de Cooperación Internacional, 1992.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin,or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate,and if they cna learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more natutally to the human heart than it's opposite- Nelson
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), President of South Africa 1994-1999, anti-apartheid revolutionary, politican: "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."
It always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela Quote. A tribute to a great man, that many more men and leaders of the world, should inspire to be more like: Nelson Mandela 7/18/1918 - 12/5/2013.
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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