Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela was born on the 18th of July 1918 in a small village of Mvezo in Umtatu. At the age of 7 he was given an English education and only there did one of his teachers give him the name Nelson. When Mandela was young his father died, he went and lived with the leader of the Thembu People. He grew Mandela u for leadership letting him sit in on important meetings. When he was in collage he ran away to Johannesburg to avoid a pre-arranged marriage.
In 1941 he came to see the racially split South Africa. He started attending meetings of the African National Congress an organisation that came to establish a democratic government. During this time he marries his first wife Evelyn in 1944. In 1948 was when the nationalist party came into power and a year later the ANC only used civil disobedience policy. 1952 they launched the campaign of the defiance of unjust laws. Mandela travelled around South Africa and supported that effort. As he was doing this the government watched his movements and banned him from attending any gatherings and confined him to Johannesburg. He was made chief volunteer of the youth leads national defiance campaign and that when the government started to notice he was someone they couldn’t look away from. Him and Oliver Tambow decided to set up a law firm that will specialise in serving the black population. That would be a low priced firm and it helped the black people against the part-time laws.
In 1956 the government arrested Nelson Mandela and 50 other activists charging them with treason. His relentless dedication to the party took a bad turn on his personal life and his wife Evelyn left him. As he waited 4 years for his trial he met another woman Wadeni Kezella who became his second wife in 1958. In 1960 the South African government out lawed the African national congress. Mandela went underground and formed “the spear of the nation”. During a peaceful demonstration 67…

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