• (noun): South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918).
    Synonyms: Nelson Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Some articles on mandela:

Stompie Moeketsi - Involvement of Winnie Mandela
... In 1991, Winnie Mandela was convicted of kidnapping and being an accessory to assault, but her six-year jail sentence was reduced to a fine and a two-year suspended sentence on appeal ... government and opponents of the ANC, and Winnie Mandela's iconic status was dealt a heavy blow ... The Commission found that the abduction had been carried out on Winnie Mandela's instructions, and that she had "initiated and participated in the assaults" ...
Mandela (1996 Film)
... Mandela (aka Mandela Son of Africa, Father of a Nation) is a 1996 documentary film directed by Angus Gibson and Jo Menell ...
Liliesleaf Farm
... Nelson Mandela needed a safe place from which to operate, and lived there under the assumed name of David Motsamayi as a worker in blue overalls employed by ... Nelson Mandela was already in prison, serving a sentence of several years for relatively minor offences, having been arrested the previous year ... police found documents during the raid incriminating Mandela ...
Chris Liebenberg
1994 to 4 April 1996, in the government of national unity chaired by Nelson Mandela ... Nelson Mandela asked him to take over from Finance Minister Derek Keys in 1994 ... to any political party, President Nelson Mandela changed the constitution to accommodate Liebenberg as Finance Minister ...
Mandela, Lazio
... Mandela is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rome in the Italian region Lazio, located about 40 km northeast of Rome ... Mandela borders the following municipalities Anticoli Corrado, Cineto Romano, Licenza, Percile, Roccagiovine, Roviano, Saracinesco, Vicovaro ...

Famous quotes containing the word mandela:

    Together, hand in hand, with that stick of matches, with our necklace, we shall liberate this country.
    —Winnie Mandela (b. 1934)

    Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short- term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
    —Nelson Mandela (b. 1918)