Nelson Mandela's first wife was Evelyn Ntoko Mase. Married in 1944, the couple had two sons: Madiba ?Thembi? Thembekile and Makgatho Mandela. They also had two daughters, both named Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela. Their first d... More » History Modern History

The names of Nelson Mandela's children are Madiba Thembekile Mandela, Makaziwe Mandela, Magkatho Lewanika Mandela, Pumla Makaziwe Mandela, Zenani Dlamini and Zindzi Mandela. As of 2014, only three of his children are ali... More » History Modern History US History

Nelson Mandela had six children, which includes two sons and four daughters. Mandela's children include sons Madiba Thembekile and Makgatho, two daughters both named Makaziwe, and two daughters named Zenani and Zindziswa... More » History Modern History
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