Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

Today, July 18th, is the 93rd birthday of Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela.  Jailed for 27 years, Mandela is known for leading the the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa and becoming the country’s first black president.  He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 for [his] work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa.”

To learn more about Nelson Mandela, see these resources:

Books/DVDs In the Library

Nelson Mandela: A Biography

Long Walk to Freedom: the Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Higher Than Hope: the Authorized Biography of Nelson Mandela

Mandela: the Authorized Biography

Mandela: Living Legend (video)


Mandela: His 8 Lessons of Leadership

Nelson Mandela’s Speech Upon Release

Nelson Mandela

Web Resources

True Story: Nelson Mandela

BBC: Mandela’s Life and Times

Nobel Peace Prize 1993: Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Foundation



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