Nelson Mandela

By: Dimonelle Sessoms

Nelson Mandela as a Child, 1918

Born July 18, 1918. Nelson got his name from a teacher in a school near Qunu.

Nelson Mandela age 22, 1940

In 1940 Nelson Mandela got suspended from school for Boycotted voting process of the student reprsentative council.


In 1951 Nelson Mandela was elected president of ANC.


In the crisis that followed the ANC and PAC were banned, and the 'armed struggle' was launched. Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and several others in the ANC leadership formed its military wing.


In 1982 Nelson Mandela, Walker Sinsulu, Raymond Mhlaba, and Andrew Mlanjeni, and later Ahmed Kathrada are sent to Pollsmoor Prison.


In 1990 Nelson Mandela is finally released from Prison.


In 2010 Nelson Mandela is formally presented with the Fifa World Cup trophy before it embarks on a tour of South Africa.

December 5th 2013

December 5th, 2013 Nelson Mandela dies. RIP Mandela and thank you for what you have done.

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