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Nelson Mandela

1918

Nelson Mandela was born on July 18,1918.

Nelson Mandela

1938

Nelson Mandela finished high school in 1938.

Nelson Mandela

1939

Mandela goes to Fort Hare University.

Nelson Mandela

1940

Justice and Mandela go to Johannesburg because they do not want to get married.

Nelson Mandela

1942

Nelson Mandela gets into the African National Congress.

Nelson Mandela

1942

Nelson Mandela finishes his University degree using correspondence courses of south Africa.

Nelson Mandela

1942

Nelson Mandela goes to Witwatersrand University to study law and is the only black student in his law department.

Nelson Mandela

1948

The white National Party gets the elections, makes a government and starts apartheid.

Nelson Mandela

1952

Nelson Mandela and the ANC start a defiance campaign. He gets a banning order.

Nelson Mandela

1956

A Treason Trail is held for Mandela and 155 other people and all are proven not guilty.

Nelson Mandela

1961

Mandela goes underground his organization is starting to bomb power stations, and communications.

Nelson Mandela

1962

Nelson Mandela leaves and goes to Europe.

Nelson Mandela

1962

Mandela goes to jail for leaving the country and going against his organization.

Nelson Mandela

1964

Mandela and 7 other people are put in life imprisonment.

Nelson Mandela

1966

Mandela got study rights for Robben Island prisoners.

Nelson Mandela

1980

Umkhonto begins bombing again. And Mandela is called to be released.

Nelson Mandela

1990

President Klerk releases the banning order on the ANC. Mandela is released from 27 years in prison.

Nelson Mandela

1993

Mandela and Klerk got a Nobel Peace Prize.

Nelson Mandela

1994

Mandela becomes the first democratically chosen South African President.

Nelson Mandela

1999

Mandela retires from being president.

Nelson Mandela

2004

Mandela retires from public life.

Nelson Mandela

2013

Nelson Mandela died on December 5, 2013.