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Goodbye Mandela! Goodbye Madiba!Publish Date: Dec 06, 2013
Goodbye Mandela! Goodbye Madiba!
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Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela died Thursday night after battling a lung infection. Let's take a walk back into his life. . .


July 19, 2005: Former South African President Nelson Mandela waving goodbye at the end of the third Nelson Mendela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg, South Africa.

July 23, 2005: Mandela waving before the final match of the Nelson Mandela Challenge rugby union Test at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannes

September 2, 2001: Cuban president Fidel Castro (R) expressing his joy in meeting former South African president Nelson Mandela at Mandela's office in Johannesburg.

December 10, 1993: Nelson Mandela (C), the President of the South African African National Congress and South African President Frederik de Klerk (R) displaying their Nobel Prizes after being awarded jointly for their work to end apartheid peacefully during a ceremony in Oslo.

February 11, 1990: A jubilant Sowetan holding up a newspaper announcing the release of anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela, at a mass ANC rally in Soweto.

February 25, 1990: Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela raising a clenched fist as he arrives to address mass rally, a few days after his release from jail, in the conservative Afrikaaner town of Bloemfontein, where ANC was formed 75 years ago.

March 15, 1994: The President of the African National Congress (ANC) Nelson Mandela raising a clenched fist to supporters upon his arrival for an election rally ahead of the April 27 general elections in Mmabatho.

1961: South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela.

August 2, 2008: Nobel peace prize laureate Nelson Mandela (C), ANC president Jacob Zuma (L) and South African president Thabo Mbeki raising their arms as they arrive on stage during the Mandela 90th birthday ANC celebration at Loftus stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

February 13, 1998: South African President Nelson Mandela (C, L) hugging British model Naomi Campbell (C, R) in front of US actress Mia Farrow (L), British model Kate Moss (2ndL) and US model Christy Turlington (R), at Genadendal, his Cape Town home.

July 24, 2007: Former South African President Nelson Mandela joking with youngsters as they celebrate his 89th birthday at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund in Johannesburg.

South African President Nelson Mandela takes the oath 10 May 1994 during his inauguration at the Union Building in Pretoria.

September 16, 1995 shows Pope John Paul II (L) and South African President Nelson Mandela talking at the Presidential guest house in Pretoria.

October 20, 2003: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) shaking hands with former South African President Nelson Mandela during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London.

February 3, 2005: Nelson Mandela waving to the crowd in London's Trafalgar Square during a Make Poverty History rally.

July 4, 1990: African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela (R) shaking hands with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of No 10 Downing Street.

May 15, 2004: World icon Nelson Mandela (R) holding the Jules Rimet World cup beside Capetown Archbishop Desmond Tutu, at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich.

1957: South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela posing with his wife Winnie during their wedding.

May 22, 2004: Mandela and his wife Graca Machel smiling to photographers as they arrive at Madrid's Almudena Cathedral to attend the Spanish Crown Prince's wedding.

Nelson Mandela died peacefully on Thursday 5th December, 2013.




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