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The International Day Of Solidarity With The Palestinian People (1997)
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Speech at Madison Park High School, Boston, 23 June 1990
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Long Walk to Freedom (1995). Actually Mandela used the words of Oliver Goldsmith: izquotes.com/quote/376045
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As quoted in: Debates of the National Council of Provinces (Hansard), Issues 9-11, South Africa Parliament
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Explaining why he learned Afrikaans, the language of his prison guards in South Africa. - At home in the world: the Peace Corps story, Peace Corps, 1996 - ISBN: 9780964447219


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Born: July 18, 1918

Died: December 5, 2013 (aged 95)

Nationality: South African

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first ever to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress.

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