Nelson Mandela | Brief Biography


Nelson Mandela | Brief Biography

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela | Brief Biography

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was born on July 18, 1918, in the small village of Mvezo in Transkei, South Africa.

Mandela was raised in a royal family of the Thembu tribe and was educated at the University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand, where he studied law. He became involved in the anti-apartheid movement and co-founded the Youth League of the African National Congress (ANC) in 1944.

In 1948, the National Party came to power in South Africa and implemented apartheid, a system of racial segregation and discrimination. Mandela was arrested several times for his opposition to the apartheid regime and was sentenced to life in prison in 1964 for treason. He served 27 years in prison, most of which was spent on Robben Island.

Mandela was released from prison in 1990, following the lifting of the ban on the ANC and the release of political prisoners. He negotiated with President F.W. de Klerk for the end of apartheid and the establishment of a multi-racial democracy in South Africa. In 1993, Mandela and de Klerk were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

In 1994, Mandela was elected as the first black President of South Africa in the country’s first democratic election. During his presidency, he worked to promote reconciliation and racial unity in South Africa and to address the inequalities of the apartheid era through a process of truth and reconciliation. He also implemented social and economic reforms to address poverty, unemployment, and inequality.

Nelson Mandela retired from politics in 1999 but remained active in philanthropy and public life. He was diagnosed with a lung infection in January 2011 and died on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95.

Nelson Mandela is widely regarded as one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century and a symbol of hope and reconciliation. He is remembered for his tireless efforts to end apartheid, promote democracy, and bring about racial equality in South Africa. 0 0 0.

N.B. The article ‘Nelson Mandela’ originally belongs to the book ‘Introduction to Men of Letters‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

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