Nelson Mandela

One of the most venerated figures of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela was central to the end of South Africa's system of racial segregation commonly known as apartheid and became the country's first fully ... Read more »
Born: 07/18/1918 in Mvezo, ZA

Filmography

Actor (21)

America's Next Top Model 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fidel 2002 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

One World Jam: A Concert For Global Harmony 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Queen's Story 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

On the Trail of Mark Twain With Peter Ustinov 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 Essence Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

Apartheid's Last Stand 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Fashion Kingdom: Naomi Campbell 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Mandela 1997 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Mandela 1997 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

93rd Anniversary Nobel Prize Ceremonies 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Elizabeth R: A Year in the Life of the Queen 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Moyers/Beyond Hate 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Ulibambe Lingashoni 1991 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

South Africa: Steps Toward Freedom 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

Madiba 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 2013 (Movie)

(from autobiography: "Long Walk to Freedom") (Source Material)

Biography

One of the most venerated figures of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela was central to the end of South Africa's system of racial segregation commonly known as apartheid and became the country's first fully democratically-elected president. For his efforts to abolish apartheid, Mandela was awarded one of the highest international awards, the Nobel Peace Prize.

EDUCATION

University of Witwatersrand

1943 - 1949

Milestones

2004

Announces that he will be stepping down from public life

1999

Establishes the Nelson Mandela Foundation

1995

Establishes the Nelson Mandela's Children's Fund

1994

Elected President of Republic of South Africa

1993

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

1990

Released from imprisonment

1964

Convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment after the Rivonia Trial

1963

Appears on court for first time for the Rivonia Trial

1951

Elected President of ANCYL

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