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Why is nelso Mandela famous?


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Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, is famous for several admirable reasons. His persistence on behalf of equal treatment of black South Africans by white South Africans is one reason. His refusal to lose hope for a more just society throughout the many years that he was harshly imprisoned is another. The kindness that he showed towards his former enemies, upon his release from prison and his election to the presidency of the nation, is yet another.