Nelson Mandela

By Lilly

All About Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a politician who was president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was born on the 18th of July,1918 in the village of Mvezo, but he grew up in the village of Qunu, which is in Transkei. Nelson Mandela was in the Madiba clan.This is why he is known as Madiba to some people.Nelson went to Clarkbury which was the oldest Wesleyan mission and education center in the area of the Thembu people.when he was twelve years old his father died.Nelson atended high school at Healdtown Methodist Boarding School and studied law at Fort Hare University and the University of Witwatersrand.