Posted by: Patrick Allen Foster | December 5, 2013


Nelson Mandela (ANC) Addresses Special Committee Against Apartheid

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013.

President of South Africa, 1994-1999. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, 1993.

Requiescat in pacem. Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika.

(My previous post on Mandela is here.)

Image Credit: UN Photo by P. Sudhakaran, June 1990. Used under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license. Source: Flickr.



  1. BTW, how many people in the world have received both the US Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Soviet Order of Lenin? (I don’t know the answer, but I have to believe that the list is very short.)

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