Nelson Mandela 2

by anna dreher miller

in 1952 set up the country's first black law firm. The ANC asked Mr Mandela to make plans to ensure the party could work underground. Nelson was arrested in 1956 and charged with treason along with many other people. The trial lasted 4 1/2. Then, in 1958, he married his second wife Winnie Madikizela.

Treason Trial

600+ Students killed in protest

February 11, 1990
released from prison after 27 years

1993- Nelson was awarded the Noble Peace Prize with F.W. de Klerk


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