Happy Birthday Mr. Mandela!

July 18, 2012  |  

From Blackvoices.com

Celebrations will take place across the world tomorrow to mark Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday.

A Nobel peace laureate, Mandela spent 27 years in prison fighting racist rule. He became South Africa’s first black president in 1994, serving a five-year term.

To commemorate his remarkable life ahead of the big day, we’ve collated 94 images of him throughout the ages, including his prison mug shot, meetings with heads of state, past and present including Muammar Gaddafi, Bill Clinton and Margaret Thatcher.

To see the pics and read the President and First Lady’s special birthday wish for Nelson Mandela, head over to BlackVoices.com.

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