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Why is he famous?
Nelson Mandela became famous for his long fight against bad government and . He became a to people all over the world. As South Africa's President, he was respected for his courage and wisdom in bringing people together to live in peace.

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Honours and a book
Mandela was welcomed around the world as a great statesman (world leader). He was given many honours. In 1993, Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk shared the .

 

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The rainbow nation
Another famous South African, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, called South Africa a 'rainbow nation'. Nelson Mandela also spoke of it this way. Its people were of all races and colours, working together.

Nelson Mandela is considered by many to be the father of South Africa
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When did he live?
Nelson Mandela was born in 1918. He was in prison from 1962 to 1990. He became President of South Africa in 1994, and retired in 1999. Nelson Mandela died on 5 December 2013 following a lung illness.

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Still the government refused to change. In 1962, Nelson Mandela was arrested again. He was accused of and plotting to overthrow the government. In 1964, aged 46, he was given a .

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A leader of his people
Nelson Mandela was the first black President of South Africa. He spent 27 years in prison for trying to overthrow the pro-apartheid government. After he left prison, he worked to achieve and a better future for everyone in South Africa.

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Mandela becomes President
In 1991, Mandela became leader of the ANC. In the 1994 elections, all black people in South Africa were able to vote for the first time. The ANC won the election. A new government took over. In May 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president.