By Jack Goldstein
Do you must recognize all the very important evidence approximately Nelson Mandela? among many different issues, the 1st democratically elected president of South Africa spent 27 years in detention center, introduced an finish to apartheid within the state, and have become probably the most celebrated public figures in human heritage. This easy-to-digest publication delivers the data you must learn about prisoner quantity 46664 in handily organised sections.
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Family Mandela has been married three times - first to Evelyn Ntoko Mase from 1944 until 1957, next to Winnie Madikizela from 1957 until 1996 and finally to Graca Machel, from 1998 onwards. Throughout his life, Mandela has had six children: Madiba Thembekile, Makgatho Lewanika, Makaziwe, Maki, Zenani and Zindziswa. It was during his time in the ANCYL that Mandela met Evelyn; they married on the 5th of October 1944. When Mandela was starting his legal career, Evelyn accused him of adultery and they separated, later divorcing.
In 1936 Mandela attended Clarkebury Boarding Institute in Engcobo. Here he developed a love of gardening. He was also a keen sportsman, and after moving to Healdtown Methodist college in Fort Beaufort, he became an excellent boxer and long distance runner. Moving onto University, Mandela started a degree at the University of Fort Hare. In addition to his study, he spent his time ballroom dancing, acting (including in a play about Abraham Lincoln) and - as a committed Christian - giving out bibles in the local community.
Winnie was accused - and later found guilty - of setting herself up as the leader of a criminal gang (which she called the Mandela United Football Club) which tortured and killed people including children. Ever the good guy, Mandela believed in her innocence throughout her trial - even gaining funds to defend her from one of his friends, Colonel Gaddafi of Libya. He only changing his opinion when she was actually found guilty. They divorced soon afterwards. On his 80th birthday, Mandela married Graca Machel, his third wife.
101 Amazing Nelson Mandela Facts by Jack Goldstein