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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was a president of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient. In South Africa, he is often called "Madiba," which was the name of the clan he was born into. More »

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Defined by pop culture events, such as the Milli Vanilli lip sync scandal and the release of the first "Harry Potter" book, to political events, including the death of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., President Bill Clinton'... More »

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Nelson Mandela was a Christian but his Christian affiliations are still up for debate. There are some people who believe that he leaned more towards Jehovah’s Witness considering that his first wife, sister and some of h... More »

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Nelson Mandela is best known as South Africa's first elected president as well as for winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993. Prior to this, he was actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement and was incarcerated by ... More »

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Nelson Mandela, arguably one of the great leaders of the 20th century, served as president of South Africa, was a notable writer, accomplished lawyer and a civil rights activist. Mandela was born in Mveso, South Africa, ... More »

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Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa, was a Methodist Christian. He was raised and schooled in the religion but kept his religious beliefs private throughout his historic struggle and subsequent victory o... More »

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Nelson Mandela began his career as a lawyer before becoming an anti-apartheid revolutionary and serving as president of South Africa. For his social justice, human rights and anti-apartheid work, Mandela was awarded a No... More »

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