Nelson Mandela turns 93 on July 18, 2011. We salute him and pay tribute to his life. And remember all his wise words.

“We saw our country tear itself apart in terrible conflict … The time
for healing of wounds has come … Never, never again will this
beautiful land experience the oppression of one by another.”

Tuesday 10 May 2011 15:42

Mandela’s inaugural address May 10, 1994

Mandela released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990.

Biography Channel looks back at the life of Nelson Mandela

21 May, 1961

Nelson Mandela, already a leading figure in resistance
to apartheid, was asked by ITN’s Brian Widlake, for his views about the
campaign to secure the franchise for South Africa’s black population.