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Nelson Mandela: a man of destiny
Transcript of Nelson Mandela: a man of destiny
nobel peace prize winner
never gives up
a good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination
I dream of an Africa which is in peace
Money won't create
success, the freedom to make it will.
I detest racism, because i regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
follows a dream
Let there be
salt for all
I learned that courage was not the absence of
fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is
not he who does not feel afraid, but he who
conquers that fear.
Education is the most powerful
weapon which you can use to
change the world
It always seems impossible
until its done.
fighting for a dream
changed the world
changed the world
I am not a saint,
unless you think
of a saint as
a sinner who
keeps on trying.
glory in living
lies not in
but in rising
on where you sit
a good, true,
of my soul
of my own
A man of destiny
Even today many people consider Nelson Mandela as a man of destiny.
Nelson Mandela was born in
, a small village in Transkei, South Africa on 18th of July
Thembu royal family
but he was very
Sent to live with the chief of the Thembu
In 1939 he matriculated at
Fort Hare University College
, an educational institution for blacks.
At the end of his first year he was temporarily
expelled from school
because of his partecipation in a
for the hostel food.
never completed his degree
and got involved with the Student Representative Council where he was openly against the university policies. Because of this, he was
ordered to leave university
Timeline Of Nelson Mandela's Life
Nelson Mandela was born in
, Transkei, South Africa on the 18th July 1918.
1937- He studied at
Fort Hare University
. Here Mandela met his life-long friend Oliver Tambo.
1939- During his time at university, he got involved in a
boycott against the university policies
and was expelled.
1943- Went to
African National Congress (ANC)
, a party which fought to obtain the
rights that were denied to black South Africans
the first black leader to be banned from public life.
jailed for 9 months
He married his second wife
, a young social worker.
1962- Left the country illegaly
, without a passport.
Visited Britain and many other African countries
Sentenced to 5 years' hard labour for leaving the country illegally.
Got sentenced togetherwith 7 others to life imprisonment in Robben Island
An international concert
celebrated Mandela's 70th birthday
He became the
symbol of the struggle against apartheid
all over the world.
Released 11.February 1990, after 27 years in prison.
Robben Island (1964-1982)
Pollsmoor Prison (1982-1985)
Victor Verster Prison (1985-1990)
Became ANC president
Awarded NobelPeace Prize together with F.W de Klerk
black Africans could
vote for the first time
: the ANC won the elections and
Mandela became President of South Africa
retired from public life
and Thabo Mbeki was elected President of South Africa.
2007- Mandela's grandson becomes chief of the Mveso Traditional Council.
2008- Mandela was 90 years old and asked the future generation to keep fighting for justice
2009- Mandela voted for the 4th time in his life.
2010- Mandela's granddaughter was killed in a car accident and he made a surprise appearance at the FIFA World Cup which was held in South Africa.
Mandela celebrated his
with his family in Qunu.
He died on the 5th of December
Nelson Mandela during his life sentence in jail
This is Mandela's cell at Robben Island prison.
Mandela, after he has been released from jail at the end of his life sentence.
Apartheid, the awful and violent racial segregating system
This name was given him by his teacher on his first day of school.
It's his English name.
This name was given him by his father and means "troublemaker".
It's his nickname.
It's his family name.
It's his African clan name.
Gave advantages to the white people.
Long walk to freedom
Long walk to freedom, Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, Therese Gjørtan
My sisters knowlage :))
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