Why is Nelson Mandela considered a hero?

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Nelson is considered a hero because he stood up for anti apartheid and also fought for the liberation of his country, South Africa, from colonialism; a feat for which he was imprisoned for 27 years. He was the first president of South Africa in 1994 when South Africa became independent.
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