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Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013


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    • Nelson Rolihlahla
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    • us: Mandiba, Rolihlahla, 1918-2013
    • us: Madiba, 1918-2013
    • us: Mandela, 1918-2013
    • us: Mandela, Rolihlahla, 1918-2013
    • us: מנדלה, נלסון, 1918-2013
    • us: مانديلا، نيلسون, 1918-2013
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    • found: Benson, M. Nelson Mandela, c1986.
    • found: LC data base, 12-6-85 (hdg.: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-)
    • found: Hoobler, D. Nelson and Winnie, c1987: CIP galley (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, b. 7/18/18)
    • found: South and Southern Africa into the next century, 1997: t.p. (Nelson R. Mandela)
    • found: United States. An Act to Present a Congressional Gold Medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, P.L. 105-215, 1998: p. 1 (inaugurated as State President of the Republic of South Africa, May 10, 1994)
    • found: Nelson Mandela, c2002: CIP t.p. (Nelson Mandela; Rolihlahla Mandiba) galley (Nelson Rolihlahla Madiba Mandela)
    • found: Madiba magic, 2002: t.p. (Nelson Mandela's favourite stories for children) half t.p. (to the children of Africa, with love from Madiba)
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Apr. 22, 2013: (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; b. 18 July 1918; South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997; Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1998 to 1999; spent 27 years in prison) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela}
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Dec. 6, 2013 (Mandela died on 5 December 2013 at the age of 95 of a lung infection at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela}
    • found: New York times (online), viewed Dec. 6, 2013 (in obituary published Dec. 5: Nelson Mandela; b. Rolihlahla Mandela, July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Transkei; received his more familiar English name from a teacher when he began school at age 7; d. Thursday night [Dec. 5, 2013], at home [Johannesburg], aged 95; led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule and served as his country's first black president, becoming an international emblem of dignity and forbearance)
    • found: The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, accessed February 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mandela, Nelson; president, Nobel Prize winner, antiapartheid activist, politician; born 18 July 1918 in Umtata, Eastern Cape, South Africa; studied at black elite mission schools of Clarkebury and Healdtown and at the University College of Fort Hare (1939-1940), but was expelled; studied law, and later opened with Tambo a law firm that became very popular with Africans; joined the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League (1944); emerged as a major African political leader and was elected ANC Deputy President and Transvaal ANC President (1952); after the Sharpeville Massacre, he went underground and with Joe Slovo formed an armed wing of the national liberation movement, Umkhonto we Sizwe ("Spear of the Nation"); was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment; was released from prison in 1990 and immediately assumed leadership of the mass democratic movement; was elected President of South Africa (1994-1999); awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace (1993); died December 5, 2013 in Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa)
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