Nelson Mandela

Quick Facts

Full NameNelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Born18 July 1918
BirthplaceMvezo, Cape Province, South Africa
Died5 December 2013 (aged 95)
Place of DeathJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Resting PlaceMandela Graveyard, Qunu, Eastern Cape
Political PartyAfrican National Congress
Other Political AffiliationsSouth African Communist Party
SpousesEvelyn Ntoko Mase (m. 1944; div. 1958), Winnie Madikizela (m. 1958; div. 1996), Graça Machel (m. 1998)
Children7, including Makgatho, Makaziwe, Zenani, Zindziswa, and Josina (step-daughter)
Alma MaterUniversity of Fort Hare, University of London, University of South Africa, University of the Witwatersrand
OccupationPhilanthropist, politician, activist, lawyer
Known forInternal resistance to apartheid
AwardsSakharov Prize (1988), Bharat Ratna (1990), Nishan-e-Pakistan (1992), Nobel Peace Prize (1993), Lenin Peace Prize (1990), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2002), and more
Notable WorksLong Walk to Freedom
Presidency1st President of South Africa, from 10 May 1994 to 14 June 1999
Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned MovementFrom 2 September 1998 to 14 June 1999
President of the African National CongressFrom 7 July 1991 to 20 December 1997
Deputy President of the African National CongressFrom 25 June 1985 to 6 July 1991
Major AccomplishmentsFirst black head of state of South Africa, instrumental in the dismantling of apartheid, promoted racial reconciliation, served 27 years in prison, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and more
LegacyRevered globally as an icon of democracy and social justice, often referred to as “Madiba” and the “Father of the Nation”

Nelson Mandela Books

Book TitleYear
Long Walk to Freedom1994
I am prepared to die1965
The Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom1994
Conversations With Myself2010
The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela2018
The Struggle Is My Life1978
No Easy Walk to Freedom1965
Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years2017
In His Own Words2003
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales2002
Madiba Magic: Nelson Mandela’s Favourite Stories for Children2002
How far we slaves have come!1991
A Prisoner in the Garden2005
Notes to the Future2012
Nelson Mandela by himself: the authorized book of quotations2011
Great African American Speeches: Includes Two Bonus Speeches by Nelson Mandela
Mandela, Manchester2009
Nelson Mandela2006
Invest in Peace: Addresses by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Nelson Mandela, to the United Nations General Assembly and to the Joint Houses of the Congress of the United States of America, October 19941994
Cuba and Angola: Fighting for Africa’s Freedom and Our Own2013
Long Walk to Freedom Part 1 of 21994
Nelson Mandela – Freedom: Speeches After Release from Prison
Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela2009
Ho dromos gia tēn Eleuthera: hē autobiography tou Nelson Mandela1995
To apartchaïnt1989
Illus Long Walk Freedom Hb Bclub1996
Mandela: An Audio History2014
Freiheit ist ein Ideal2002
Selected Speeches and Writings of Nelson Mandela: The End of Apartheid in South Africa2010
Renewal and Renaissance1997
Leetotelele go ya tokologong: boitaodišphelo bja Nelson Mandela2001
46664 – the Concert2004
Nelson Mandela’s Last Message to the World: A Conversation with Madiba Six Hours After His Death2013
Long Walk to Freedom Hb D/Bx121994

Nelson Mandela Movies

Movie TitleYear
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom2013
The Queen2006
The Bang Bang Club2010
Anne Frank Remembered1995
Fire in the Blood2012
Why Are We Creative: The Centipede’s Dilemma2018
Sing Your Song2011
A Force More Powerful1999
Death of Apartheid1995
Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony2002
Mama Africa2011
Fidel: The Untold Story2001
Plot for Peace2013
The State Against Mandela and the Others2018
Road to Ingwavuma2008
Journal de France2012
Children of the Light2014
People of Peace2007
Nelson Mandela: The Life and Times2010
46664: A Concert for Nelson Mandela2008
Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy2007
The Queen at 802006
Daddy’s Girl2007
Accused #1: Nelson Mandela2004
Michael Jackson: Moonwalking: The True Story of Michael Jackson2009
Music For Mandela2013
The Art of Reconciliation2012
Live 8: Rome2005
Lives That Changed the World: Nelson Mandela2007
South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square2002
Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World1994
Viva Nelson Mandela: A Hero for All Seasons2009
The Real World of Peter Gabriel2009
Ocean Monk2010
Nelson Mandela: The Myth & Me2013
Great Souls: Nelson Mandela2007

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