Nelson Mandela – a life in photos
NELSON Mandela was the most famous prisoner in the world. Then South Africa saw sense and the light. The country’s white leaders let him go. He became a global superstar. Celebrities formed a line outside his lounge to meet him. Heads of State swooned – including some nasty characters. Nelson met them all evenly:
Nelson Mandela and his new partner, Graca Machel, leave Divinity School, Oxford, after a Ceremony of Welcome this morning (Friday). The South Afircan president is in Oxford to receive the Freedom of the City. Photo by Tim Ockenden/PA. SEE PA STORY POLITICS Mandela.