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

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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  • Uploaded on March 10, 2009
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