Nelson R. Mandela (1918–2013)

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Science  10 Jan 2014:
Vol. 343, Issue 6167, pp. 150
DOI: 10.1126/science.1249822

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When Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela died on 5 December, the world lost one of its greatest leaders. Lawyer. Protester. Revolutionary. Anti-apartheid leader. Prisoner. Negotiator. President. Statesman. Anti-AIDS campaigner. Philanthropist. These 10 stages of his life capture his historic long walk to freedom and his legacy as a great humanitarian.