[2015] Cormac Delaney: Nelson Mandela

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Politicians and Presidents
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[2015] Cormac Delaney: Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela went to University of Witwatersrand where he was the only native African student.In 1950, Mandela took Xuma's place on the ANC National Executive march.In 1962, Mandela was tried and charged with sabotage and was sent to prisonIn 1990, Mandela was released from prison, a full 28 years later. He was in 5 prisons in that time.In 1994, Mandela was elected president of South Africa by the National AssemblyIn 1999, Nelson Mandela stepped down as president, and withdrew from politics as a wholeIn 2013, Neslon Mandela died of a respiratory infection.

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1918 - Birth1950 - Xuma March1962 - Arrested1990 - Released1994 - Presidency1999 - Retirement2013 - Death

Nelson Mandela ended Apartheid in South Africa, which was started in 1948 and ended in 1994He was the first president of South Africa once it became a democratic country.

Often reffered to as "The Father of South Africa" and "The Founding Father of Democracy

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Source list- https://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/page/biography-Youtube.com-Google Images

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