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

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Peace Prize

In 1993, Nelson Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize. He shared the prize with South African President F.W. de Klerk for their efforts to bring a peaceful end to apartheid.

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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