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Desmond Tutu
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Religious Figure
    (October 7, 1931- )
    Bishop of Lesotho (1976-78)
    Appointed General Secretary of the Council of South African Churches (1978)
    Won the Nobel Peace Prize (1984)
    Head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
    He was accused of giving Winnie Mandela lenient treatment during her commission testimony despite charges against her of alleged murder and kidnaping.
    He has been accused of anti-Semitism because of his criticisms of Israel and for comparing the Palestinians to South Africans under apartheid.
    He called the war in Iraq an 'immoral' war.
    He got into a public feud with Thabo Mbeki over the government’s policies. Mbeki responded by saying: 'It would be good if those that present themselves as the greatest defenders of the poor should also demonstrate decent respect for the truth' (2004).
    He has been married to the same woman since 1955.
    He was the first black African head of the Anglican Church in South Africa.
    He pushed for western nations to impose economic sanctions on South Africa.
    He called Robert Mugabe a 'caricature of an African dictator.'
    He defended the confirmation of openly gay bishop Gene Robinson, saying: 'For [the Anglican Church in South Africa], that doesn't make a difference, the sexual orientation.'
    He has honorary doctorates from universities in America, the United Kingdom and Germany.

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