From Prisoner to President: Mandela's Impact on the World
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Free at Last
On Feb. 11, 1990, after nearly three decades in prison, Nelson Mandela was freed. He addressed a sea of people at Cape Town’s City Hall.
Photos courtesy of "Mandela: The Authorized Portrait," Andrew McMeel Publishing.
Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, credited with ending apartheid there, died Thursday, Dec, 5, 2013
. He was 95 years old.
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