Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela

File:Nelson Mandela-2008.jpg
Mandela in Johannesburg in May 2008
1st President of South Africa
In office
10 May 1994 – 16 June 1999
DeputyThabo Mbeki
F. W. de Klerk
Preceded byF. W. de Klerk (State President)
Succeeded byThabo Mbeki
11th President of the
African National Congress
In office
7 July 1991 – 20 December 1997
DeputyWalter Sisulu
Thabo Mbeki
Preceded byOliver Tambo
Succeeded byThabo Mbeki
19th Secretary General of the
Non-Aligned Movement
In office
2 September 1998 – 16 June 1999
Preceded byAndrés Pastrana Arango
Succeeded byThabo Mbeki
Personal details
Born
Rolihlahla Mandela

(1918-Template:MONTHNUMBER-18)18 1918
Mvezo, Cape Province, South Africa
DiedTemplate:Death date and age
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Cause of deathRespiratory infection
Resting placeMandela Graveyard
Qunu, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Political partyAfrican National Congress
Other political
affiliations
South African Communist Party
Spouse(s)
Children6 (including Makgatho, Makaziwe, Zenani and Zindziswa)
ParentsNosekeni Fanny
Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa
Alma mater
Occupation
  • Activist
  • Politician
  • Philanthropist
  • Lawyer
Known forAnti-Apartheid Movement
Awards
Notable work(s)Long Walk to Freedom
Websitenelsonmandela.org
Nickname(s)
  • Madiba
  • Dalibunga