1. Nelson Mandela - Civil Rights Activist, President (non-U.S ...


    Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994, serving until 1999. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 ...

  2. Nelson Mandela | Biography, Life, Death ... - Britannica.com


    Early life and work. Nelson Mandela was the son of Chief Henry Mandela of the Madiba clan of the Xhosa-speaking Tembu people. After his father’s death, young Nelson ...

  3. Biography Nelson Mandela -Biography Online


    Eventually, Nelson Mandela was released on February 11, 1990. The day was a huge event for South Africa and the world. His release symbolic of the impending end of ...

  4. Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013 | TIME For Kids


    Nelson Mandela was the president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

  5. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Former President of South Africa


    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 in the small village of Mvezo, on the Mbashe River, district of Umtata in Transkei, South Africa. His Father named ...

  6. Nelson Mandela: Before Prisoner, Beyond President


    Nelson Mandela: Before Prisoner, Beyond President. Date of Birth: July 18, 1918. Place of Birth: Eastern Cape of South Africa. Father -- Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa

  7. Death of Nelson Mandela - Wikipedia


    On 5 December 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, as well as the country's first ...

  8. BBC - Primary History - Famous People - Nelson Mandela


    Why is Nelson Mandela famous? A leader of his people Nelson Mandela was the first black President of South Africa. He spent 27 years in prison for trying to overthrow ...

  9. BBC - iWonder - Nelson Mandela: The last great liberator?


    Nelson Mandela lived one of the most remarkable lives of the 20th Century. Born in an era of racial segregation and oppression in South Africa, he made it his life ...

  10. South African History Online - Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela


    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is the son of Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Henry Mgadla Mandela, a chief and chief councillor to the paramount chief of the Thembu and a …