How Did Nelson Mandela Become Famous?

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Nelson Mandela became famous because he fought against apartheid in South Africa and was imprisoned for many years because of it. He became the first President of South Africa to be elected in fully-representative democratic elections. Before that he was a prominent anti-apartheid activist who, while imprisoned was involved in the planning of underground armed resistance activities.
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He stood up to imperialism an got arrested for it later becoming President.
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I am not sure he changed the world but, he did change some cold greedy hearts. He fought for change from prison for 27 years in South Africa.
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was the first President of South Africa to be elected in fully-representative democratic elections. Before his presidency he was a prominent anti-apartheid
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Nelson Mandela was a political prisoner in South Africa for 27 years. The breakdown of his prison time and where he was held is: 1964 to 1982: Robben Island. 1982 to 1988: Pollsmoor
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