With nice tiny Airmail postcard Buffalo stamp 2001 unfortunately not postmarked.
- Nelson Mandela was an activist against apartheid, and he was the leader of the armed wing of the
African National Congress.
- Nelson Mandela spent twenty-seven years in prison, many of those years were spent on Robben Island.
- Nelson Mandela won the Nobel prize in 1993.
- Nelson Mandela was born in Mvezo on July 18 of 1918.
- Nelson Mandela’s original name was Rolihlahla Mandela.
- In his spare time, Nelson Mandela studied to become a lawyer.
- Nelson Mandela has honorary degrees from more than 50 international universities.
- Nelson Mandela retired from Public life in June 1999.
- The United Nations declared his birthday, July 18, Nelson Mandela International Day. This was
the first time the UN dedicated a particular day to a person.