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Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president in 1994, following a 20-year anti-apartheid campaign. Watch Biography.com’s video of Mandela to find out more about his life and career.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa. Becoming actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement in his 20s, Mandela joined the African National Congress in 1942. For 20 years, he directed a campaign of peaceful, non-violent defiance against the South African government and its racist policies. In 1993,

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