Person Born 18/7/1918
Countries: South Africa
born in a village near Umtata in the Transkei, South Africa.
Gaoled 5th August 1962, sentenced to life imprisonment 12th June 1964 for his actions against apartheid. Released after 27 years' imprisonment, 11th February 1990.
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 10th December 1993.
Inaugurated President of the Republic of South Africa and its Government of National Unity, 10th May 1994.