Claim : he was very patient
2. As Mandela sat in prison, he became a symbol of resistance to apartheid. Leaders around the world demanded his release.
5 facts :
He was given the name Nelson by a school teacher. He was sometimes called Madiba, his traditional clan name.
Mandela was called both "the world's most famous political prisoner" and "South Africa's Great Black Hope."Birth date: July 18, 1918,Birth name: Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela,Children: with Winnie Mandela: Zindzi, 1960 and Zenani, 1959; with Evelyn Mandela: Makaziwe, 1953; Makgatho, 1950-January 6, 2005; Makaziwe, 1947-1948; Thembekile, 1946-1969