Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in Mvezo South Africa, Nelson Mandela has six children. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is is full name. Nelson Mandela passed away on the 5th of December 2013, Nelson Mandela  was the first dark South African President and fought to stop racism.  He spent 27 years in prison, released in 1990 and went on to become president of South Africa.

Nelson's middle name "Rolihlahla" Is translate literally to "pulling the branch of a tree" or "trouble maker".When Nelson was 16 years old he was told by the regent that it was time for him to become a man. With his Xhosa knowledge he knew this meant one thing"circumcision". The name Nelson was given to him on his first day at school by his teacher, Miss Mdingane. 

Nelson Mandela was arrested on the 5th of August . Mandela was arrested in 1962 and was also sentenced for five years. 7 November 1962 Sentenced to five years for leaving the country without a passport and incitement.

During his years in prison, Nelson Mandela's reputation grew steadily. Nelson Mandela was released on February 11, 1990. After 27 years of his life in prison Mandela was ushered into a secret meeting with the south african president.

Nelson Mandela, Who Passed away at the age 95, 05/12/2013. Nelson Mandela was a great man who stopped racism and brought freedom and peace to the blacks and whites.

What iv'e learnt about nelson Mandela is what he has brought to the world. Mandela brought Peace and freedom to the world and made changes to black and white people. I have also learnt when he was born and everything else about him.

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