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Who was nelson mandela?

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Asked by soumya, 01 Nov '09 09:50 am
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Nelson Mandela is one of the world's most revered statesmen, who led the struggle to replace the apartheid regime of South Africa with a multi-racial democracy.
Answered by Janis, 01 Nov '09 03:53 pm

 
  
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela born 18 July 1918 in Transkei, South Africa)] is a former President of South Africa, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, who held office from 199499. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of the African National Congress's armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe. The South African courts convicted him on charges of sabotage, as well as other crimes committed while he led the movement against apartheid .
Answered by Prasoon Sinha, 01 Nov '09 09:52 am

 
  
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Study some history or newspapers daily
Answered by mohd basheer, 01 Nov '09 09:52 am

 
  
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918. His father was Chief Henry Mandela of the Tembu Tribe. Mandela himself was educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 1942. He joined the African National Congress in 1944 and was engaged in resistance against the ruling National Party's apartheid policies after 1948. He went on trial for treason in 1956-1961 and was acquitted in 1961.

After the banning of the ANC in 1960, Nelson Mandela argued for the setting up of a military wing within the ANC. In June 1961, the ANC executive considered his proposal on the use of violent tactics and agreed that those members who wished to involve themselves in Mandela's campaign would not be stopped from doing so by the ANC. This led to the formation of Umkhonto we Sizwe. Mandela was arrested in 1962 and sentenced to five years' imprisonment with hard labour. In 1963, when many fellow leaders of the ANC and t ...more
Answered by victory, 01 Nov '09 10:03 am

 
  
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Dear Equal to our National father Gandhi those country.
Answered by Vasudevan Govindarao, 01 Nov '09 09:59 am

 
  
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