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Nelson Mandela Portrait Poster

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  • Nelson Mandela Portrait Poster

Nelson Mandela Portrait Poster

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This new, full-color, 11 x 17 Nelson Mandela Portrait Poster features a smiling, confident, humble Nelson "Mandiba" Mandela shortly after his historical presidential win. Our Mandela wall poster is printed on heavy-weight photo stock. This regal poster should be in every child's bedroom and in every classroom - as a source of inspiration. 

NOTE: Due to anticipated demand, please allow 2-4 weeks for poster.

The Remarkable Life of  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

A Xhosa born to the Thembu royal family, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, activist, lawyer, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalized racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997.

Mandela attended the Fort Hare University and the University of Witwatersrand, where he studied law. His efforts to end apartheid led to his 1962 arrest and conviction (of conspiracy to overthrow the state). He was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia Trial.

Mandela served over 27 years in prison, initially on Robben Island, and later in Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison. An international campaign lobbied for his release. He was released in 1990, during a time of escalating civil strife. Mandela joined negotiations with President F. W. de Klerk to abolish apartheid and establish multiracial elections in 1994, in which he led the ANC to victory and became South Africa's first black president.

He received more than 250 honors, including the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Soviet Order of Lenin and the Bharat Ratna. He is held in deep respect throughout South Africa and the world. In South Africa, he is referred to by his Xhosa clan name Madiba or as Tata ("Father"); he is often described as "the father of the nation."


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