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Noun: Nelson Mandela
  1. South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's president after the first multi-racial election in 1994 (1918-2013)
    - Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Type of: national leader, nationalist leader, solon, statesman

Encyclopedia: Nelson Mandela