Bust of Nelson Mandela hidden here - out of the way in Oct 1985 - during the depths of the Thatcher era

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MaxFarrar on March 11, 2009

Another statue of Nelson Mandela by the same sculptor, Ian Walters, was unveiled in Parliament Square on 29 Aug 2007. Madiba himself was present at the unveiling. This later statue is a 2.74 meter high larger-than-life full length figure.

MaxFarrar on December 15, 2013

Nelson Mandela - a giant of mankind. Born 18 July 1918. Anti-apartheid activist 1956. Defensive armed struggle 1960. Gaoled 5 August 1962. Life imprisonment 12 June 1964 This bust unveiled 28 Oct 1985 by Oliver Tambo. Released from Robben Island 11 February 1990. Leader of the ANC 1990-94. Jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize 1993. "Long Walk to Freedom" published 1994. Elected President 27 April 1994. Retired 1999. Passed away 05 Dec 2013.

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