Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013)

Radical leader who walked out of prison and ended South African apartheid

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.”

Nelson Mandela, Speech at Trafalgar Square, February 3, 2005

For further information see the Nelson Mandela profile at the Nobel Prize website.

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