Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Peace Prize 1993
Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk

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Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was awarded the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize for his work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa. He died on 5 December 2013.

"... a shining example for the world that there are ways out of the vicious circle of violence and bitterness", Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Francis Sejersted said in his speech at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway.

What Did Nelson Mandela Mean to You?

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

Number of messages: 241
"is a good man"

"a great man"
/Bi Chen

"mandela is great personality and he's the symbol of freedom and equality in africa also he's a great philosopher and intellectual,"

"I don't know where we would be without Nelson Mandela. I wonder if there would still be segragation in the society. Makes me wonder..."
/Remember Nelson

"Nelson and Bill cosby are my heros"
/sir ir

"He ment so much for me because he did all hid capacities to fight racism"

"his my friend"
/chi chi

"I was free because of Nelson Mandela. I was living in South Africa during apartheid and I'm black."

"nelson mandela was a father to me. he savd our country sa is ws nt because of hm we wil be gone by nw. thnx wt tata did to our country"

"He has been an inspiration to me especially during schooling and struggles I have, and his quotes have been my life's motto(s')."

"He ment so much to me, because he's another black person trying to fight for our rights that we cant fight for our selfs."

"In order to succeed we must believe that we can ..."

"I remember nelson mandela because he saved my life for 27 years."
/Thuli khoza

"I should remember you Nelson Mandela you fought for freedom"

"Nelson Mandela is good President I want to be like him. in Nigeria"
/Omar Philosopher

"Nelson Mandela means alot to me and my friend he is olso my hero"
/koena legodi

"Nelson was a great man"

"he meant a lot to me because he fough for us I could not go to any school wanted to go to but now I can"

"Nelson Mandela will always be remembered for what he did to stop racism in South Africa. May God bless him for what he did."
/Lebron James

"he is an african legend"
/sri siri

"Tata Nelson Mandela love you, you have fight freedom for us thank you God bless yooooouuuuuuu"
/Makolobeta phuti Setati

"He was really inspiring and my role model. I will always remember him as a person who stood up for what he thought was right."

"Nelson Mandela was not any old person he was the type that fought for freedom."

"nelson was a great man"

"I think he was a good person who fought for african freedom"
/Zach Ereshena

/maria laboy

"He was an absolute hero and should go down with history to be one."

"Dr Mandela gave democratic life and freedom to us the people of South Africa, he has left this great legacy for us to take to the forth"
/Dibolo Makola

"Im learning about him in social studies"
/ben spratz

"He is an important person"
/naledi Jannitjie mokhele

"Nelson never die, he always life. live by he spoke to a freedom for live. never say nelson mandela die."
/Erma Rosdiana

"he was an very good person to me"
/Mr NoBody

"Nelson Mandela is the consummate embodiment of human spiritual transformation."
/Katherine B Phillips

"To give dignity to a man is above all else. This is what Nelson Mandela did for the human race. I love him sooooooo much."
/J Ro

"It is said "There is no greater love than to give your life for another man". This is what Nelson Mandela did. God bless him forever."
/Jill Rothen

"I love Nelson Mandela more than words can ever say. To me he is right in line after Jesus"

"I think some people act like he is something better than he is. He was a good man though."

"Let the world stand up for the basic fundamental rights of all people, irrespective of Country, gender,race or belief, & Free Speech."
/Dr. Anthony Onyachonam Chukuma.

"He was an amazing man of peace and is a hero to all."

"Extremly inspirational!"

"He looks like he had hair of silver and was the ancestor to Morgan Freeman... Morgan Freeman is love Morgan Freeman is life."
/John Wick

"he was a loyal respectful and a peace maker"

"he inspires me"

"yeah he was really great and i also loved the fact that he was so peaceful ... may he rest in peace"

"i like what he did"

"he was a good leader and he loved his people and i wish i can go back in time and stop his death :'("
/Isaiah bennett

"wonderful inspiring man"
/anonymous believer

"He was a hero to all of us"

"he was my favorite ever!"

"He was a great leader, a great freedom fighter and of course a great inspiration"

"Great guy"

"AHH! Nelson make me feel so real!"

"A great leader, and freedom fighter. He gave up his life, and family to fight for the freedom of his people. May he rest in peace."

"According to Mandela meant to be free in every way that he could not know free to run in the field near his mother's hut"
/miss mridusmita bhuyan

"Great Person"

"nelson is so amazing to me he like a role model even no im twelve i really like him and i feel what he been though he my leader and i care"

"he had a great life"

"We appreciate everything you did for us, forever you live through us your the reason we live how we're living today rest easy god bless"

"He Was A Really Inspiring Man.. I Appreciate The Things He Did. & He Tried His Hardest. So Thanks Nelson. c:"
/Charlie M.

"nelson mandela is a man of the peace... he is my hero, helped a lot of peopel. I love him..."

"Un grande uomo, grazie per l importantissimo supporto al genere umano."
/Tommaso Melgrati

"great man"

"A great man... Helped so many people!!!"

"he mean a lot to me actually everything, he was a good leader and also he was a great man who deserve all respect. i will always remember him"

"qhawe la maqhawe, the legend himself, uTata by Title, doctor by profession, fighter and a loving somene. #Remember Mandela"
/Mologadi Margaret

"Nelson mandela was a great men who deserve all the respect from all human being. He created a new meaning for human where everyone is equal"

"Without him, the world wouldn't be the same"

/Dr. Anthony Onyachonam Chukuma

"great man"

"good man help lots of people"

"my hero"

"he was determined to protect African Americans rights and he has successfully done that"

"he was an inspiration the the world"
/nadia firt

"Peace equality justice between black people and white people we lose u ah i can't beleive it it's a chock 4 me i love so much and Peace"
/Yousra Mayawissa

"My friend"


"he was a very good leader and i have a lot of respect for him"

"he was the best"

"He was a great leader"

"He was the most influential person in the universe."
/Connor Burns

"I am very proud of the father of SA"

"There is no doubt in my mind when I say that Nelson Mandela is the greatest human being that ever lived in the past 1000 years."
/Anil Fernando from Canada

"A laureate for a fighter that holds the record of being incarcerated for the SECOND LONGEST duration in history."
/Johnathan Li

"To me, Nelson Mandela represented humanity"
/riwane adjtoutah

"On the day of final judgement three men will stand surpreme Nelson Mandels. Martin Luther King and Mohandas Gandhi."

"A hero"

"is the best man in the world and we never forgei it and is the best person"

"Nelson Mandela was an inspiration not only to South Africa but to everyone around the world."
/James Campbell

"cool guy who fought for freeeeeedomm GO SOUTH AFRIICAA"

"One of the most powerful people which the world has ever seen. Inspiring. To God be the glory!"
/Bunny Charles Hechhula

"An amazing person. Will be an icon throughout history. He will never be forgotten."

"amazing hero never be forgotten"

"he is really famous"

"he is like jesus Christ to me."

"he was great person"

"nelson mandela has changed my life a lot because I am now educated because of him. may his soul rest in peace."

"He was determined and he set a great example to others to do the same."
/Pollyanna Harris, Cheltenham, UK

"He was rightly given the nobel peace prize"

"R.I.P Nelson Mandela"
/Raven Bobo

"Through the lens of your Life we may see Hope. Thx You Sir."
/Donnie Davis II

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