Nelson Mandela: A Brief Story Of A Great African Leader


There were liberation movements in the twentieth century, which included many personalities of courage who dared to fight the mainstream culture. One such figure is Nelson Mandela, who has put an indelible mark on human history. He is a militant politician, one of the most prominent figures fighting for black rights, and fighting racism.

Nelson Mandela: A Brief Story Of A Great African Leader


Nelson Mandela was born in South Africa, in the city of Transkay, on 18 July 1918. His name was Dolhillah and meant naughty, which changed in Nelson's school to the difficulty of his pronunciation. Nelson grew up, considering Mahatma Gandhi his inspiration. He embraced his ideas of violence and the demand for peace. 

His father died when he was nine years old. He grew up with a village governor in his area, entered elementary school with a few children, and completed his studies in missionary schools. He was a distinguished student and then enrolled at Fort Harry Law School. After receiving the certificate, he and his partner opened a law firm, the first of its kind for black people in South Africa.


Nelson Mandela's achievements:

 After Mandela left Fort Hare University, he settled in Johannesburg, where he worked in various jobs, and then joined the University of Johannesburg to study law. Mandela soon became involved in anti-apartheid movements in the country and joined the African National Congress (ANC) in 1942.


Together with other youth groups, he worked to transform the party into a popular movement that drew its strength from the ranks of peasants and workers. These young people, headed by Mandela, considered that the methods used were totally useless. In 1949, the party adopted a new policy based on strikes, civil disobedience, and boycotts to achieve all the objectives of the full citizenship of blacks, the redistribution of lands between them and whites, As well as compulsory and free education for all children.

 

Nelson Mandela's personal life:

The death of Nelson Mandela:

diseases such as lung infection and was admitted to the hospital several times during the last three years of his life. On the fifth day of December 2013, he died at his home in Johannesburg, grieving around the world for the great loss of humanity in the death of this symbol, which has been and still is a source of inspiration for the various people involved in civil rights.

 Nelson Mandela: A Brief Story Of A Great African Leader


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