Nelson Mandela was born on the 18th of July 1918. He was born to the madiba clan/tribe in nveso Transkei. His parents are nonqaphi nokekei( mother) nkosimphaknyiswagodai Mandela( father). his father died when Nelson was 12. He went to primary school in Qunu, his teacher mrs mdingane gave him the the name Nelson. He completed his junior certificate at clarkbury boarding institute. Went to healdtown a Wesleyan secondary school. Studied bachelo of arts degree university of forthare.
He worked as a mine security officer studied for an llb at university witwatestand but left in 1962 without graduating and also got arrested in 1962. He was in prison for 27 years. He got married 3 times and has 6 children and 17 grandchildren.
Nelson Mandela, in 1994, became south Africa's first black chief.
He died on the 5th of December 2013 at the age of 95 20:50 he died of lung infection. When he died the people of South Africa said that Nelson Mandela day is on the 18th of July.
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