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The Life of Nelson Mandela

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Wedding day

Mandela and his second wife Winnie, on their wedding day in 1957. Winnie later became a controversial figure in the ANC during Mandela's imprisonment.

Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, credited with ending apartheid there, died Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95 years old. Read more about his life.

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