Nelson Mandela historic timeline: Before prisoner - beyond president

Nelson Mandela: What a man! He spent 27 years in jail with 18 of them breaking rocks and working in a lime quarry at Robben Island Prison. When released, he forgave his jailers and became an epitome of reconciliation in South Africa.

Take a look at this infographic to celebrate the life of one of the the most loved of all world leaders in the late 20th century.

Who is Nelson Mandela

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