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NELSON MANDELA
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NOELIA ORTUÑO LADERO
Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 in
a small village in the Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was
born on 18 July 1918 in a small village in the Eastern
Cape of South Africa. He was one of 13 children.
ca. He was one of 13 children.
At the age of seven, he became the first member of
his familyto go to school. At that time, all black
children were given English name by their teachers.
Rolilahla became Nelson.
When Mandela was nine years ol, his father died, and
Mandela became the royal leader of his tribe.
After he finished school, Nelson Mandela studied law
at university.
He also enjoyed boxing and running.
In 1964, he was sent to prison for life, for ‘trying to
bring down the government’.
He spent 18 of his years in prison on Robben island.
In 1990, Mandela was released from prison by the
Prime Minister, Mr. FW De Klerk.
As a lawyer and member of the Africa National
Congress, he fought against the system of apartheid
in South Africa.
In 1993 Mandela and De Klerk won the Nobel Peace
Prize. A year later, he became the first black
President of the new South Africa.

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Mandela

  • 1. NELSON MANDELA - a life in picture NOELIA ORTUÑO LADERO
  • 2. Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 in a small village in the Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 in a small village in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. He was one of 13 children. ca. He was one of 13 children.
  • 3. At the age of seven, he became the first member of his familyto go to school. At that time, all black children were given English name by their teachers. Rolilahla became Nelson.
  • 4. When Mandela was nine years ol, his father died, and Mandela became the royal leader of his tribe.
  • 5. After he finished school, Nelson Mandela studied law at university. He also enjoyed boxing and running.
  • 6. In 1964, he was sent to prison for life, for ‘trying to bring down the government’. He spent 18 of his years in prison on Robben island.
  • 7. In 1990, Mandela was released from prison by the Prime Minister, Mr. FW De Klerk.
  • 8. As a lawyer and member of the Africa National Congress, he fought against the system of apartheid in South Africa.
  • 9. In 1993 Mandela and De Klerk won the Nobel Peace Prize. A year later, he became the first black President of the new South Africa.