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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: 291
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/Paulo Santos

"MHMM MMMMM he did a'ight"
/Sarah

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

"A 21st century prophet"
/suhaib

"cool guy"
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"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."
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"He was awesome"
/Dylan

"He was an inspiring pioneer of peace and equality. He always believed in other ways to leave the darkness that shrouds mankind"
/Teletubbies443521

"M For MAHATMA. MANDELA (M For) means MAHATMA"
/venkatesan.R

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

"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"
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"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"
/sakshi

"N,Mandela is Herro of Peace"
/tesfumh

"Madiba you the hero"
/Laiba

"he was our hero"
/Kieran

"He was like my papa the hero"
/Saba

"history in the making"
/marcus

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

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

"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"
/Vivian VILAKAZI

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

"you loyal you the best "
/Parth

"RIP Nelson Mandela"
/parth

"he was amazing"
/coco

"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 GREAT MAN, LEADER, AND WE ARE ALL VERY INSPIRED BY THIS GREAT MAN."
/NOEMI ESTER ACOSTA

"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"
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"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."
/Frank

"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"
/Nasiah

"nelson Mandela was a great man"
/unknown

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

"He is our role model and we will forever miss him"
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"RIP nelson Mandela were with you"
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"he was like a father the way he spock"
/jamie brown care

"Something of importance"
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"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."
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"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"
/AsUGrowU'llKnow

"lol"
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"Nelson Mandela great person"
/ILHEM ILHEM

"is a good man"
/aksel

"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,"
/yasmine

"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"
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"his my friend"
/chi chi

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

"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"
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"He has been an inspiration to me especially during schooling and struggles I have, and his quotes have been my life's motto(s')."
/007

"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."
/Kia

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

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

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

"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"
/Calvin

"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"
/maserame

"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."
/C

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

"nelson was a great man"
/nicolas

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

"freedom"
/maria laboy

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

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

"Extremly inspirational!"
/nelson

"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"
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"he inspires me"
/yeeejgsaighve

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

"i like what he did"
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"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"
/Adam

"he was my favorite ever!"
//e/y

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