Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Xhosa; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalized racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997. As a result of his leadership he had many good qualities As a leader, South African President Nelson Mandela demonstrated remarkable leadership qualities, including advocacy for peace, powerful presence that disarmed enemies with his smile, high level of forgiveness, positive thinking, ability to see the big picture, focus on goals and missions beyond himself, remarkable. “I Am Prepared to Die” is the name given to the three-hour speech given by Nelson Mandela on 20 April 1964 from the dock of the defendant at the Rivonia Trial. The speech is so titled because it ends with the words “it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die”. Nelson is a good hearted person he is a Former South African president and civil rights advocate Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to fighting for equality—and ultimately helped topple South Africa’s racist system of apartheid. His accomplishments are now celebrated each year on July 18, Nelson Mandela International Day. He had changed the world The South African activist and former president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) helped bring an end to apartheid and has been a global advocate for human rights. … His actions landed him in prison for nearly three decades and made him the face of the antiapartheid movement both within his country and internationally. Mandela was fighting against apartheid, but he was also fighting for something: a better world, in which the freedom, justice and dignity of all were respected. Even before his release in 1990, Mandela began negotiating with the government to end apartheid. Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990. … Convicted and sentenced to five years at Robben Island Prison, he was put on trial again in 1964 on charges of sabotage. In this world I am damn sure that there will be no person will stay in jail for 27 years for the sake of the country people. He thought other person suffering as his it has made him to stay in prison and gave courage to fight against anything like this. There were many pains in his life time mostly he had spent the days for the freedom and achieved it. It is a good inspiration story which he had left for the future generations every one can achieve if there is hardwork and will power to achieve it he had given an example by living his life as a lesson for others. He had died on 5 December 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, as well as the country’s first black head of state, died at the age of 95 after suffering from a prolonged respiratory infection.