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Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

Nelson Mandela Photos, Nelson Mandela Images

Nelson Mandela was born July 18, 1918, and died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95. Nelson Mandela was a politician and anti-apartheid activist and served as President of South Africa from 1994-1999 and was the first black South Africa ... Show More

Categories: Obituaries, Government and politics, Men's soccer, Men's sports, Sports, Social Affairs, Civil rights, Equal rights, Human rights and civil liberties, Social issues, Entertainment, General news, Social affairs, Racial and ethnic discrimination; People: Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Jacob Zuma, NELSON MANDELA, BILL CLINTON, Bill Clinton, Winnie Mandela Location: Johannesburg, South Africa, Cape Town, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, Pretoria, Soweto, Washington, DIST. OF COLUMBIA, United States, London, New York, NEW YORK, CAPE TOWN

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FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2005 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, 87, smiles the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, Mandela died at the age of 95. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
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APTOPIX Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 1990, file photo, Nelson Mandela and his wife, Winnie, raise clenched fists as they walk hand-in-hand upon his release from prison in Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa's president says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Greg English, File)
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South Africa Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts at the Mandela foundation, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday June 2, 2009, during a meeting with a group of American and South African students as part of a series of activities leading to Mandela Day on July 18th. (AP Photo/Pool-Theana Calitz-Bilt, Pool)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this May 15, 2004 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela lifts the World Cup trophy in Zurich, Switzerland, after FIFA's executive committee announced that South Africa would host the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
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Nelson Mandela
President of the African National Congress Nelson Mandela reaches out to the crowd greeting him on Monday, Jan. 31, 1994 in Ikageng Stadium, a township just outside the western Transvaal city Potchefstroom. Mandela has been enthusiastically welcomed by large crowds throughout western Transvaal on his two-day campaign swing for the April 27 all-race general elections. (AP Photo/David Brauchli)
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela smiles during his meeting with a group of Mandela Rhodes Scholars for 2006, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. Mandela, fresh from a two-week holiday in Mauritius, was in high spirits when he met the 15 students chosen to benefit from a scholarship of which he is the patron. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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Obit South Africa Mandela Co conspirators
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 1999 file photo, Ahmed Kathrada reads from a just-published book of his prison correspondence in the cell where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island, near Cape Town, South Africa. Kathrada was one of seven men sentenced with Mandela to life in prison for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the white government in what was known as the Rivonia treason trial. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
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South Africa Mandela
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2007 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, waves farewell after a meeting at the Nelson Mandela Foundation building in Johannesburg, South Africa. Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized with a stomach ailment, according to a government statement issued Saturday Feb. 25, 2012 about the 93-year-old anti-apartheid icon. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1993 file photo, South African Deputy President F.W. de Klerk, right, and South African President Nelson Mandela pose with their Nobel Peace Prize Gold Medals and Diplomas in Oslo. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/NTB, File)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 1994 file photo, South African President Nelson Mandela addresses the 49th United Nations General Assembly session, five months after being inaugurated at South Africa's first black president. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2005 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, walks with the Rev. Jesse Jackson after their meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
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South Africa Mandela
A well-wisher, seen reflected in a portrait of Nelson Mandela, observes the flowers and get-well messages left outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa Monday, July 8, 2013. There was no official update Monday morning on the health of the 94-year-old former president and anti-apartheid leader, who was admitted June 8 to the hospital for a recurring lung infection. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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South Africa Mandela
African National Congress President Nelson Mandela salutes the crowd in Galeshewe Stadium near Kimberley, South Africa, before a "People's Forum?" Friday, Feb. 25, 1994. Mandela is on a three-day campaign swing for the April all-race general election through the Northern Cape Province. Mandela called on supporters on Friday to stop chasing President F.W. de Klerk from black areas, saying the ANC could win April?s election ?hands down? without help from hecklers. (AP Photo/David Brauchli)
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CLINTON MANDELA
President Bill Clinton, left, and Nelson Mandela listen during Fourth of July ceremonies in Philadelphia during which Clinton presented the Philadelphia Liberty Medal to the African National Congress president and South African President F.W. de Klerk Sunday, July 4, 1993. (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this April 27, 1994, file photo, a long line of people wait outside the polling station in the black township of Soweto, in the southwest suburbs of Johannesburg, to vote in South Africa's first all-race elections. Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, saying "we've lost our greatest son." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this file photo from Monday Aug. 6, 2012, former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela, then 94, is seen at his home in Qunu, South Africa during a visit from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, Mandela died at the age of 95. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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APTOPIX Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this July 24, 2007, file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, who turned 89 years old on July 18, laughs while celebrating his birthday with children at the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund in Johannesburg. South Africa's president says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this April 27, 1994, file photo, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela casts his vote during South Africa's first all-race elections at Ohlange High School in Inanda, South Africa, 10 miles (15 kilometers) north of Durban. South Africa's president says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/John Parkin, File)
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African National Congress Supporters Celebrate 1994
African National Congress marshals at a "people's forum," in Flagstaff, Tranksei, shout and wave in the prop-wash of ANC President Nelson Mandela's helicopter as he takes off Friday, March 4, 1994. Mandela visited Flagstaff on the first of his two-day campaign swing through the Transkei for the upcoming all-race general elections in April. (AP Photo/David Brauchli)
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South Africa Mandela Exhibition
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, reacts as he leaves the launch of a Walter and Albertina Sisulu exhibition, called, 'Parenting a Nation', at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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Obit South Africa Mandela Co conspirators
FILE - in this Feb. 13, 1990 file photo, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, flanked by his wife, Winnie, and Walter Sisulu appears before the fully-packed Soccer City Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, where he made his first address in his hometown since his release from prison. Sisulu was one of seven people sentenced with Mandela to life in prison for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the white government in what was known as the Rivonia treason trial. Sisulu died in 2003. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Udo Weitz, File)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this March 17, 1997 file photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, shows the way to Britain's Princess Diana in Cape Town, South Africa, where they discussed the threat of AIDS in the country. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Sasa Kralj, File)
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Obit Nelson Mandela
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 1990, file photo, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela gives the black power salute to 120,000 ANC supporters packing Soccer City stadium in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa, shortly after his release from 27 years in prison. South Africa's president says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo, File)
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APTOPIX South Africa Mandela Birthday
A view of the cell were former South African president Nelson Mandela was locked up by the former apartheid government on Robben Island, South Africa, Friday, July 17, 2009. Mandela will celebrate his 91st birthday on Saturday. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
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