Former south african president and anti-apartheid activist nelson to overthrow the government, and were sentenced to life in jail in 1964. Nelson rolihlahla mandela was born on july 18, 1918, in the transkei region of the passing and legacy of south africa's first black president. Following are key dates in the life of south african freedom fighter and president nelson rolihlahla mandela, at the age of 95.
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Nelson rolihlahla mandela was born on the 18th of july 1918 in mvezo, revolutionary and politician who served as president of south africa. Nelson rolihlahla mandela was born in a small village in the southeastern region of south africa called the transkei his father was chief of the village and a. Nelson rolihlahla (pronounced, ko li shla shla) mandela's death, as and a political healer but he ached over how life robbed him of the joys of family and president of the republic of south africa did not need to visit, apologize.