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From Prisoner to President: Mandela's Impact on the World

Free at Last

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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.



Read more: How Nelson Mandela Survived His Years in Isolated South African Jail

Mandela died Dec. 5, 2013, at age 95.