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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.

"... 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: 148
"It always seems impossible until it's done. These are Nelson Mandela's words and I like to live by them. "
/Erika A. Musser

"To me, Nelson Mandela represented humanity. His heartbeat for unity in a diverse culture is the epitome of freedom."
/Angella Frazier

"FOCUS, DETERMINATION, PERSEVERENCE, DEEP PATRIOTISM, HUMILITY"
/CLAUDETTE AWA

"He was a role model to everyone around him.He was funny. He liked to dance.I was his son."
/Makaziwe Mandela

"he was my hero he was a great actor of all time <3 @-- we all loved him"
/jamie from south carolina

"A person who taught us HUMANITY."
/JASKIRAT KAUR

"Tata Madiba Was South Africa's greatest son And without exaggeration He was one of the fearless ones Tata means Father Because he was South Africa's father too And Madiba was his Xhosa clan Which the people of South Africa knew He was the type man whom We occasionally get a chance to see He commanded so much respect that He got from his enemies He received the Nobel Peace Prize For establishing peace in his land By forgiving his enemies for their atrocities Indeed he was quite a man He was a mighty warrior of Africa With the spear of freedom in his heart He joins a long line of other fighters Who fought and went back to God"
/Rev. Samuel Edwards

"tata madiba nelson mandela has meant the world to us.he makes us boys and girls because of his politeness,powers and his braveness.you are our king we were proud about you. we love you father rest in peace we will always miss you.your highness"
/MASIPA MAKOMA

"Nelson Mandela was a beacon of hope for the South African community. His legacy will love on in everyone's hearts and minds."
/Bien y tu

"nelson was like a 2nd farther to me i was inspired by him until we found out that he died"
/emma

"HE WAS LIKE A FATHER,A NATION WELL HE HAS THOUGHT US ALL AND I KNOW ALL OF HEAVENS IS WAITNG.GOOD LUCK..."
/FRANKLINE FONDERSON

"It's all sad:("
/Brainy

"A true role model of selfless leadership. Mandela, a colossus indelible in d global polical sphere! Farewel, Madiba, d biggest name in Africa!"
/Collins Eze/Nigeria

"Nelson Mandela had foresight to sacrifice for the day when freedom would come to his land prepared if need be to die for what he believed."
/Wayne Peddie

"Maybe I wasn't born during Apartheid, but I thank him for giving the new SA generations the broad opportunities we have. Thank you Tata"
/Lindiwe Ngwane

"Nelson lived a life of a uncompromising leader, somebody who knew his purpose in life and went for it at the expense of self-centeredness."
/seyifunmi

"he was a help honor man i wish i could see him before he died my birthday is August 18,2003 my is on the 18 too i want to know how you died"
/Yazmin falcon

"Some people live for humanity and devote their life to promote life of others. He was a great example. May god bless his soul in peace."
/

"Forgiveness! A man who's life was robbed, fought for the equality of both black and white with no supremacy!"
/Dr. Gunnar Olason

"He was my hero and protector, he saved us from from many suffering in exile when he requested all exiles to bome back home."
/Sizakele ELsie Bocibo

"he inspired me"
/daniel olas

"His a black diamond staying in our heart for million years to come."
/Asrat Tesfaye from Ethiopia

"Mandela was my childhood hero as I watched Movies of freedom fighters in Africa. Later he informed most of my aspirations in life"
/Kerukadho Emmanuel

"IM IN SCHOOL RIGHT NOW BUT HE WAS A VERY EDUCATED MAN ..."
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"He left a powerful legacy of peace, justice, human rights and virtue for humanity to take forward."
/Rooksana Omar, South Africa

"the greatest man that people will remenber forever."
/travis leedom

"The Greatest man who lived and the greatest anti-racist. Only a great man will want to die for his country."
/Pratham Shah

"Nelson Mandela represented peace and courage. May his soul rest in peace and freedom. We will miss you."
/SIH

"The Black Hero!!"
/Mekdes Assefa From Ethiopia

"Nelsan Mandela was the fameous/hero/great man&proud for black african"
/YOSEPH BEYENE FROM ETHIOPIA

"he used to be great, in this life, and after"
/narges motevasseli

"we miss nelson"
/autumn

"Never give up your ideas. If you are strong, patient and wise you can win. Dont become blinded by your victory."
/Mariusz (Krakow, Poland)

"A man who fought all his life for the freedom and dignity of his people under the most difficult conditions"
/Jorge Morales Pedraza

"If we all was half the humanbeing Mandela was, there would be only peace."
/Patrick

"To me nelson mandela is a hero. To every patriot of a country should folow his footpath"
/Solomon Adehi shaibu (nigerian)

"Nelson Mandela Grande Negro"
/Salvatore Valentino

"Nelson Mandela was a great statesman and an avid advocate for peace and reconciliation."
/Thomas Hofer

"For his unparalleled contributions to humanity and for being a champion of democracy and peace in our time."
/LE Quinones

"A revolutionary who had the courage to stand up and fight for the right.A fighter who showed us that humanity is greater than above all."
/Tulsi Swain

"Mandela was and always will be a man for all people to admire and emulate. To me the greatest gift he gave was a forgiving and loving heart."
/Catherine Poundstone

"Adieus Papa. The whole mourn your death. Rest in PEACE."
/Bulus Tawal

"Mandela is a means for me to doing something for who need it."
/Gaurav Kumar

"Nelson mandela was a greatest hero of them all"
/Siboniso zulu

"Mr.Nelson Mandela was a kind hearted man,humble,peaceful and faithful.Although i have never met him before,but the bond of being an African co-exist between us"
/Ojo Mayokun

"Nelson's body is knom no more,but his work, his contribution, his quotes are live till the universe exits."
/Nazir ahmad

"miss u"
/devin craig

"To me Nelson was no just any ordinary man. A special creation of god indeed.He is an idol of mine or perhaps a hero. We will miss you"
/Danial

"Brave man with great vision of liberty! True symbol of fight against discrimination!"
/Željko

"He was a Man, Admired, Diligent, Noble, Enthusiastic, Loving, Astounding. I celebrate Mandela, for being a role model to the human race."
/Kimani

"R.I.P nelson mandela"
/hasan

"Mandela has been able to inspire the dreams of social justicia"
/Laura

"Mandela has always been a powerful symbol of wisdom, justice and courage. The world is less for his loss, but great for his having lived."
/Elle Kay

"Mandela has left a whole in the African society. Since I was a child I do compare Him with Martin Luther king who once said that "he believes that one day we will live in a nation where we wont be judge by our colour or race but by the content of our brain" Mandela too said that he believes that courage not only out do fear but triumph over it. We Kenyans still remember you MADIBA. In our syllabus you are and I possess your biography book. I persaonally morn you"
/Benjamin Ochieng Opiyo

"A symbol for democracy, freedom & the power of the human spirit."
/Merci

"There are no words to describe this legend and what he meant to me. This incredible man will live in our hearts forever, he will never die!"
/Evin

"The excellence in the values and courage"
/francesco totino

"He is a true democratic hero."
/Agneta

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