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(1929-1968)
black American
clergyman and
civil rights
leader,
leader winner of
the 1964 Nobel
Peace Prize,
outspoken
Mandela , Nelson (Rolihlahla)
(b.1918), South African statesman,
-President since 1994.
-He was sentenced to life
imprisonment in 1964 as an activist
for the African National Congress
(ANC).
-Released in 1990, as leader of the
ANC he engaged in talks on the
introduction of majority rule with
President F. W. de Klerk, with whom
he shared the Nobel Peace Prize in
1993.
He became the country's first
democratically elected President in
1994.
Gandhi, Mohandas
Karamchand.
-Known as “Mahatma.”
Mahatma 1869-
1948.
-Indian nationalist and spiritual
leader who developed the practice
of non-violent disobedience that
forced Great Britain to grant
independence to India (1947).