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Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013

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Personal name headingMandela, Nelson, 1918-2013
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Variant(s)Mandiba, Rolihlahla, 1918-2013
Madiba, 1918-2013
Mandela, 1918-2013
Mandela, Rolihlahla, 1918-2013
מנדלה, נלסון, 1918-2013
مانديلا، نيلسون, 1918-2013
See alsoSouth Africa. President (1994-1999 : Mandela)
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Associated countrySouth Africa
Birth date1918-07-18
Death date2013-12-05
Place of birthUmtata (South Africa)
Place of deathJohannesburg (South Africa)
Field of activityPolitical science
AffiliationUniversity College of Fort Hare African National Congress Umkhonto we Sizwe (South Africa) Non-Aligned Movement
Profession or occupationPoliticians Presidents
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
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Found inBenson, M. Nelson Mandela, c1986.
LC data base, 12-6-85 (hdg.: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-)
Hoobler, D. Nelson and Winnie, c1987: CIP galley (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, b. 7/18/18)
South and Southern Africa into the next century, 1997: t.p. (Nelson R. Mandela)
United States. An Act to Present a Congressional Gold Medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, P.L. 105-215, 1998: p. 1 (inaugurated as State President of the Republic of South Africa, May 10, 1994)
Nelson Mandela, c2002: CIP t.p. (Nelson Mandela; Rolihlahla Mandiba) galley (Nelson Rolihlahla Madiba Mandela)
Madiba magic, 2002: t.p. (Nelson Mandela's favourite stories for children) half t.p. (to the children of Africa, with love from Madiba)
Wikipedia, via WWW, Apr. 22, 2013: (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; b. 18 July 1918; South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997; Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1998 to 1999; spent 27 years in prison)
   <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela>
Wikipedia, via WWW, Dec. 6, 2013 (Mandela died on 5 December 2013 at the age of 95 of a lung infection at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg)
   <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela>
New York times (online), viewed Dec. 6, 2013 (in obituary published Dec. 5: Nelson Mandela; b. Rolihlahla Mandela, July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Transkei; received his more familiar English name from a teacher when he began school at age 7; d. Thursday night [Dec. 5, 2013], at home [Johannesburg], aged 95; led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule and served as his country's first black president, becoming an international emblem of dignity and forbearance)
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, accessed February 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mandela, Nelson; president, Nobel Prize winner, antiapartheid activist, politician; born 18 July 1918 in Umtata, Eastern Cape, South Africa; studied at black elite mission schools of Clarkebury and Healdtown and at the University College of Fort Hare (1939-1940), but was expelled; studied law, and later opened with Tambo a law firm that became very popular with Africans; joined the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League (1944); emerged as a major African political leader and was elected ANC Deputy President and Transvaal ANC President (1952); after the Sharpeville Massacre, he went underground and with Joe Slovo formed an armed wing of the national liberation movement, Umkhonto we Sizwe ("Spear of the Nation"); was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment; was released from prison in 1990 and immediately assumed leadership of the mass democratic movement; was elected President of South Africa (1994-1999); awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace (1993); died December 5, 2013 in Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa)
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