Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela(1918 - 2013)

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.

Published in Mercury News on Dec. 5, 2013