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Nelson Mandela: An Icon for People Everywhere

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Transcript of Nelson Mandela: An Icon for People Everywhere

Nelson Mandela: An Icon for People Everywhere
Achievements
How This is Affecting Us
In the beginning

Birthday: July 18, 1918
Born in Mvezo, Transkei
Father died when he was a child
Univerity College of Fort Hare & University of Witwatersrand
Studied Law



In the Middle
Tried to create equality in South Africa
On June 12, 1964, Mandela, was sentenced to life imprisonment
From 1964 to 1982
Robben Island Priso
Released on February 11, 1990
At the End
Became 1st Black President of South Africa
1 term: 1994 -1999
Battled reoccurring lung infection
In the hospital for 3 months
Died: December 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Awards
Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Bharat Ratna, Time's Person of the Year, Sakharov Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Gandhi Peace Prize, Philadelphia Liberty Medal, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, Lenin Peace Prize, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, Nishan-e-Pakistan, Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights, Ambassador of Conscience Award, International Simón Bolívar Prize, United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights, Order of the Nile, World Citizenship Award, U Thant Peace Award, Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize, Isitwalandwe Medal, Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony, Freedom of the City of Aberdeen, Bruno Kreisky Award, Carter–Menil Human Rights Prize, Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award, Giuseppe Motta Medal, Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding, W E B DuBois International Medal, Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, Harvard Business School Statesman of the Year Award
Inspirations
Barack Obama
The world
South African leaders to be open to equality
Arguably one of the best people to ever walk the Earth
Movie
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Video
South Africa
saddened
'Our nation has lost its greatest son," Mr Jacob Zuma, South African president said
The World
Paris, France
His Funeral
World Leaders, Politicians, & Celebrities
Such as: Barack and Michelle Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping, & Queen Elizabeth the second
The Life of a Legend
Sources


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25249520
http://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/page/biography
More Sources

http://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/page/biography
Google Images
NBC News
Youtube
Thanks
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