How old was Nelson Mandela when he died?

Answer

Nelson Mandela was 95 when he died at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 5, 2013. According to CNN, Mandela had a long history of lung issues, having been previously hospitalized for a lung infection in June.

Imprisoned for 27 years by the South African apartheid government, Mandela was released on Feb. 11, 1990. Much of the last few years of his imprisonment was spent in hospitals as he was diagnosed with tuberculosis, just one in a long line of lung ailments that eventually led to his death. A lifelong advocate for democracy and equality, Mandela became South Africa's first democratically elected president on May 10, 1994.

Q&A Related to "How old was Nelson Mandela when he died?"
No one knows how old he will be when he dies, as Nelson Mandela is still living at the age of 90 in 2008.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How+old+died+nelson+mand...
On June 12, 1964, eight of the accused, including Mandela, were sen...
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-old-was-nelson-...
Willie Mays is alive and well, and celebrated his 81st birthday on May 6, 2012.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_old_was_willie_Mays_...
Jim Varney was born on June 15, 1949 and died on February 10, 2000, at the age of 50.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_old_was_Jim_Varney_w...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com