Nelson Mandela’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 18, 1918

Death Date

December 5, 2013

Age of Death

95 years

Profession

World Leader

The world leader Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

South African revolutionary and politician who radically changed the conditions of the Apartheid state of South Africa by addressing institutionalized racism and inequality. He served 27 years in prison and, upon his release in 1994, he became South Africa’s first black chief executive, an office he served for five years.

His great-grandfather was the king of the Thembu people, Ngubengcuka. He was married to Evelyn Ntoko Mase from 1944 to 1957, to Winnie Madikizela from 1958 to 1996, and married Graca Machel in 1998.

Quotes

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“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” (Nelson Mandela)

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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” (Nelson Mandela)

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“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” (Nelson Mandela)

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” (Nelson Mandela)

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“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.” (Nelson Mandela)