How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in prison?

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Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27 years in prison serving hard labour in Robben Island prison off Cape Town. Although jailed for life, he was released in 1990 and received a Nobel Prize. Mandela was later elected South Africa's president in the country's first multi-racial elections held in 1994.
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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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Imprisoned on 6/12/64, Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27 years be...
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Because he was anti apartheid and the government didnt like it. He was the leader of the ANC at one time and part of that group started using violence as a method of communication
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Nelson Mandela was incarcerated at Robben Island Prison from 1964 to 1982, then Pollsmoor Prison until 1990 when released - 26 years in total.
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