|aWho was Nelson Mandela? -- Troublemaker -- City of light -- Apartheid -- The defiance campaign -- Sharpeville -- Underground -- Robben Island -- Free Mandela -- State of emergency -- President Mandela -- Timelines.
|aDescribes the life of the South African president and revolutionary, from his childhood and his work as a peaceful protestor to his twenty-seven-year imprisonment, his election as president, and his work to end apartheid in South Africa.
As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country's first black president and went on to live his dream of change. This is an important and exciting addition to the Who Was...? series.