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Nelson Mandela

Nelson MandelaAKA Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela

Born: 18-Jul-1918
Birthplace: Umtata, Transkei, South Africa
Died: 5-Dec-2013
Location of death: Houghton Estate, South Africa
Cause of death: Infection
Remains: Buried, Family grounds, Qunu, South Africa

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: President of South Africa, 1994-99

Wife: Evelyn Ntoko (cousin Walter Sisulu, m. 1944, div. 1955, d., 30-Apr-2004, 4 children)
Son: Madiba Thembekile (d. 1969 automobile accident)
Son: Makgatho Mandela (d. 6-Jan-2005 AIDS Johanesburg age 54)
Wife: Winnie Mandela (activist, m. 1958, div. 1996)
Wife: Graca Machel (widow of former President of Mozambique Samora Machel)

    High School: Healdtown
    University: University College of Fort Hare

    President of South Africa (1994-99)
    African National Congress
    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
    Bharat Ratna 1990
    Nobel Peace Prize 1993 (with F. W. de Klerk)
    Lenin Peace Prize 1962
    Sakharov Prize 1988 (with Anatoli Marchenko)
    Honorary Harlem Globetrotter 1996
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Order of Canada
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002
    Ran Away From Home
    Escaped Death Sentence
    Hunger Strike
    Prostate Surgery (4-Nov-1985)
    Hernia Operation (25-Feb-2012)
    Surgery for gallstones (15-Dec-2012)
    Funeral: Nelson Mandela (2013)
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

    Pavarotti (4-Jun-2019) · Himself
    Plot for Peace (12-Jun-2013) · Himself
    Ethos (10-Feb-2011) · Himself
    Harry Belafonte: Sing Your Song (Jan-2011) · Himself
    Fidel (2-Aug-2001) · Himself
    Mandela (11-Oct-1996) · Himself
    Malcolm X (18-Nov-1992) · Soweto Teacher

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Is the subject of books:
Mandela, The Authorized Biography, 1999, BY: Anthony Sampson

Author of books:
Long Walk to Freedom (1995, memoir)

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