Nelson Mandela Death, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wiki

Nelson Mandela was a South-African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader who served as President of South Africa from (1994-1999). Nelson Mandela was the country’s 1st black head of state and the 1st elected president in a fully democratic election. He was also a Philanthropist.

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela Bio

Famous As: Nelson Mandela

Profession: nActivist, Lawyer, Politician, Writer

Age: 95 Years

Birthday: July 18, 1918

Birth Place: Mvezo, South Africa.

Birth Sign: Cancer

Height: 6 feet 1 inches (185 cm)

Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)

Body Measurements: Not Available

Net Worth: $ 10 million.

Salary: Unknown

Born Name: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Nickname: Black pimperne,Madiba

Hometown: Mvezo

Nationality: South African

Ethnicity: African

Sexual Orientation: straight

Body Shape: Straight

Shoe Size: 11 (US)

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: White

University: University of the Witwatersrand

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Graça Machel (m. 1998–2013), Winnie Mandela (m. 1958–1996), Evelyn Mase (m. 1944–1958).

Children: Makaziwe Mandela, Makgatho Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, Zindzi Mandela, Madiba Thembekile Mandela, Makaziwe Mandela.

Death Date: 5-Dec-13

Death Place: Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

Early Life

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in the village of Mvezo in Umtata, then part of the Cape Province of South Africa. Due to the first name Rolihlahla, an Xhosa term colloquially meaning “troublemaker” in later years it became known by the name of his clan, Madiba.

Family

His great-grandfather, Ngubengcuka, was the property of the Thembu people in the Transkeian lands of the Eastern Cape Province of modern South Africa. Mandela was married three times, had six children, and had at least seventeen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. He could be strict and demanding of his children, although he was more affectionate with his grandchildren.

Career

He was the 1st black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative (democratic election). His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by addressing institutional racism and promoting racial reconciliation.

An African nationalist and socialist ideologist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997.

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

Married Life

His 1st marriage was to ‘Evelyn Ntoko Mase’ in October 1944. They separated after 13 years in 1957 under multiple strains of adultery and his constant absence, his dedication to revolutionary agitation, and the fact that she was a Jehovah’s Witness, a religion that required political neutrality. Mandela’s second wife was social worker Winnie Madikizela Mandela, although they separated in 1995. Mandela married his third wife on his 80 years old. Mandela was a controversial figure for his life.

Widely seen as a symbol of democracy and social justice, it has received more than 250 honors – including the Nobel Peace Prize – and has become an object of a cult of personality. He is deeply respected within South Africa, where he is often referred to as the Xhosa clan and described as the (Father of the Nation). He passed away on 2013.

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Age, Height & Measurements

Nelson Mandela is 95 years old. Nelson Mandela’s height is 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) and his weight is 194 lbs (88 kg). Body measurements not available and Cancer zodiac sign.

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

Social Media Profiles

Mandela also popular on social media. He has 1.5m followers on his  Twitter account.