Full Name:  Nelson Mandela

Nick Name:  Madiba, Dalibunga

Born on:  18 July 1918

Place of Birth:  Mvezo, South Africa

Parents:  Nosekeni Fanny, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa

Nationality:  South African

Religion:  Methodist

Eductaion:  University of South Africa (1989)

Occupation:  President of South Africa and Activist

Famous For:  Serving 27 years in prison as a protest against apartheid
Spouse: Evelyn Ntoko Mase (1944-1958), Winnie Madikizela (1958-1996), Gra├ža Machel (1998)

Children:  Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah, Zindziswa Mandela, Makgatho,  Zenani 

Died at age:  95

Died on:  5 December 2013

Place of Death: Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa

Cause of Death:  Respiratory tract infection

Awards:  Sakharov Prize (1988), Bharat Ratna (1990), Nishan-e-Pakistan (1992), Nobel Peace Prize (1993), Order of Lenin, Presidential Medal of Freedom


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