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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: 320
"Let me say Simply "Madiba was, The only perfect human being""

"He is very nice and did the right thing"
/Emarion Ullman

"He was a hero, somebody who never thought highly of himself always of others and that's what we should do but can't cause of all the voilcei."

"A good man"

"A symbol of true loving people. A great example of real leader. Worker for Mass people's rights. we love & respect him."
/Dhanonjoy Paul

"he is my project for my history project. he was a great, nice, kind, smart man"

"He is the greatest hero"


"a peaceful leader"

"He meant to me he was a bold and kind man"
/kyle bean

"He taught me that if your fears or other people knock you down you get back up and knock whatever stand in your way."
/Callen Nanacasia

"i love this guy"

"I was inspired as a child when I saw him on the television. Let him rest in peace forever."
/Napolean B.

"he is very good"

"he was full of hope to others"

"l sent this good man an email just to let him know that l was backing him from Canada, he returned my email thanking me, l still have it...."
/george heidebrecht

"i will always miss him because he was a man of truth ... he lead the country to a bright future viva mandela"
/haindere paulus s

"I am doing Nelson Mandela for a National History Day project because I respect what he did."
/Sydney Nay

"I thought nelson mandela was a real life hero"

"he was a lovely person"

"He was a real beam of light for oppressed masses of society. For me he was a torch bearer of equal rights for humanity around the globe"
/Muhammad Shoaib

"He was the most bravest black man"
/Faia'e Yu Hoi

"Nelson Mandela was my role model. He fought against racism. I was so disappointed when he died."

"N Mandela was a true democrat who loved his country and put it at the fore front."

"Mandela was an exemplary president and the charismatic leader the Africa as a continent had ever had. I personally impressed by his leadership style, he was the servant leader. I wish all African leaders were to be like him, africa could be journeying towards a sustainable development."
/Dewamoi Daniel Lawrence

"a hero ..."
/aymen ayeb

"He was a amazing leader for his people. fighting to live in peace."
/Anderson Rodrigues

"A true patriotic leader. I salute you sir. Your legacy shall never perish. May GOD save your soul"

"The most inspirational leader in Africa, where is your kind mother who has that freedom blood. A man who lived his life against oppression."
/Aschalew Mekonnen

"The Greatest Man to have ever lived in my lifetime. Mandela epitomises the triumph of Good over evil"
/Thomas Gowa

"MHMM MMMMM he did a'ight"

"He will be remembered as a great hero nd leader of our nation GOD BLESS HIM;("
/Kholeka "Amahle" Ngcobo

"A 21st century prophet"

"cool guy"

"A father to me"
/Tshego nkomo

"I live in South Africa. Without Nelson Mandela's bravery and determination none of us would know South Africa as we do now."

"He was awesome"

"He was an inspiring pioneer of peace and equality. He always believed in other ways to leave the darkness that shrouds mankind"


"nelson was a very kind man he helped and served south Africa We will never forget you"

"Nelson Mandela is an inspiration to show that YES! we are only human, but we can make a difference no matter the cost!"
/Elanah [aka:Alyvia] (A writer)

"An inspiration"

"Nelson Mandela was and is unequalled though is dead. He accepted a 27 yrs imprisonment bt never said "NO TO DIFIANCY MOV'TS" who else can do dat? We wil live to remember you. R.I.P Mandela an African icon."
/Ssekawungu Lincon

"he was, oops he is a miracle of god who make their own fate"

"N,Mandela is Herro of Peace"

"Madiba you the hero"

"he was our hero"

"He was like my papa the hero"

"history in the making"

"Nelson mandela the powerful solder! tata rest peace"
/Bongane maphanga

"he showed us what peace really means we miss you"

"A man who tried and succeeded. Mandela shall never be forgotten in our hearts."
/Natalie Chukwueke

"Mandela means a lot to me and he saved us from a racial holocaust that could have destroyed our country #we are proud of you"

"A man who tried to change something, a man who did change something."
/Jeffery Brown

"you loyal you the best "

"RIP Nelson Mandela"

"he was amazing"

"maddiba your people mis u"
/paulus haindere

"he was the president who like every one in the world. I love him an I really miss him. may his soul rest internal peace"
/paulus haindere


"Nelson Mandela was a wonderful, brave, and thoughtful man to make this prod a better place to live on as humans today"
/Dawnesha Jordan

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"

"Very brave !"

"i wish you were still here so i could meet you i am doing a paper on you and it would be helpful to hear your side of the story youre missed"
/Larissa byus

"He was a great example of how we should be, and we should also try to change the world like he did"
/Celina Almanza Garcia

"Great man. Much appeciation. Much love."

"he was my grandpa on my dads side before him and my dad died so thank god that he is still here in my heart thank u Jesus for everything"

"nelson Mandela was a great man"

"Nelson is such an inspiration for his perserverance through his rough times dealing with apartheid."

"He is our role model and we will forever miss him"

"RIP nelson Mandela were with you"

"he was like a father the way he spock"
/jamie brown care

"Something of importance"

"i started learning more about him when i was doing my history fair project."
/arabella gusman

"i never knew about him until i learned we had something in common. we where both born on July 18, in South Africa, and he is a great leader."

"A great leader no man of his generation can match his qualities. He gave south Africa freedom and liberated the oppressed people free."
/William Logai Ochieng

"He bring freedom to black people"


"Nelson Mandela great person"

"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

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