Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who was imprisoned and then became a politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
South Africans united in grief-stricken now for the erstwhile president Nelson Mandela who passed away in his Jo’burg home last night at the age of 95. World leaders past and present have devoted testimonial to the anti-social policy ikon that had been ill with a lung infection for a lengthy period before he died peacefully last night.
Former President of South Africa
Born: July 18, 1918, Mvezo, South Africa
Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Bharat Ratna,
Died: December 5, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa