Nelson Mandela dies; former president of South Africa was 95

By Sudarsan Raghavan, Lynne Duke, December 5, 2013

Nelson Mandela, the former political prisoner who became the first president of a post-aparthied South Africa and whose heroic life and towering moral stature made him one of history’s most influential statesmen, died Dec. 5, the government announced. He was 95.

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