-Fight peacefully against racial segregation in South Africa.
-Establish a democratic political model in South Africa.
-Be the president of the Republic of South Africa between 1994 and 1999.
YOUTH Nelson Mandela
At 23 (1941) he moved to Johannesburg and became part of the CNA (African National Congress), a political party that advocated for the rights of the country's black population.
A born leader
Mandela was one of the founding leaders of the Congress Youth League, which would become the dominant group of the African National Congress
Fight against apartheid
Mandela, far from succumbing to the racist absolutism of the government, organized a rebellion of nonviolent civil disobedience from within the ANC
wedding day mandela and winnie
social worker Nomzano Winnie Madikizela, better known as Winnie Mandela, whom he married in 1958.
Arrest and years in jail
August 5, 1962
On August 5, 1962, Nelson Mandela was arrested for conspiracy against the government (among other crimes) and would spend the next 27 years in his life in jail.
Out of jail
February 11, 1990
El gobierno, ante la presión interna e internacional a la que estaba viéndose sometido, decidió poner en libertad a Mandela
South African presidency
after his release he was elected to lead the ANC and from his position of power he fought for democracy, getting in 1994 the first democratic elections in South Africa's history with him as winner, thus becoming the first black president of South Africa .
South Africa Soccer World Cup
He was present at the South Africa Soccer World Cup ceremonies
The South African population took to the streets to celebrate their 95th anniversary. Elevated to the category of one of the most charismatic and influential characters of the twentieth century