Nelson Mandela Quote


Nelson Mandela
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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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If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.  - Nelson Mandela
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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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