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Nelson Mandela
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World Leader
    (July 18, 1918-December 5, 2013)
    Born near Umtata, South Africa
    Birth name was Rolihlahla Mandela
    1st black President of South Africa (1994-99)
    Won the Nobel Peace Prize (1993)
    He got upset with anyone who was late for an appointment.
    He was impatient.
    He was regimented and sticks to a routine schedule.
    He was suspended from college for joining a protest boycott.
    He was sentenced to life in prison (April, 1984) - released (February 11, 1990).
    He believed in his convictions.
    During his life in prison sentence, he was offered freedom from jail if he would denounce violence, he refused: 'Only free men can negotiate,'
    He said: 'I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.'
    He explains why, in 1961, he stopped seeking a peaceful end to apartheid.
    He said: 'At the beginning of June 1961, after long and anxious assessment of the South African situation, I and some colleagues came to the conclusion that as violence in this country was inevitable, it would be wrong and unrealistic for African leaders to continue preaching peace and non-violence at a time when the government met our peaceful demands with force.'
    At his trial he said: 'I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.'
    He was hospitalized with a collapsed lung (January 27, 2011).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 627 Votes: 44.82% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 48 Votes: 47.92% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 594 Votes: 50.17% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 194 Votes: 59.79% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 715 Votes: 52.31% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 318 Votes: 50.31% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 601 Votes: 47.09% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 585 Votes: 49.91% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 485 Votes: 46.80% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 179 Votes: 48.04% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 573 Votes: 69.81% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 137 Votes: 41.61% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 358 Votes: 43.58% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 413 Votes: 41.65% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 865 Votes: 41.97% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 873 Votes: 41.92% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1103 Votes: 42.97% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2839 Votes: 52.77% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 8626 Votes: 38.60% Annoying
 
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