Nelson Mandela, one of the famous icons of the modern History, organised non-violence protest action against apartheid in South Africa. He was imprisoned for 38 years in Robben Island after which he was released to become South Africa’s president.
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Nelson Mandela is popular for being the South Africa's first black president who led the fight to change the apartheid rule in South Africa with a multi-racial democratic system. He was jailed for 27 years by the South African white regime and later became the country's president. Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
Nelson Mandela spent 27 years as a political prisoner in South Africa before becoming the country's first black president. Mandela was a leading member of the African National Congress (ANC), which opposed South Africa's white minority government and its