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11/02/1990 Nelson Mandela is released after 27 years imprisonment

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This Week in History: Mandela Released from Prison

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Nelson Mandela Released Feb 11, 1990

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Lessons Learned: Nelson Mandela's Release from Prison

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Nelson Mandela Released 1990

Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa. He served 27 years in prison, initially on Robben Island, and later in Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison. President F. W. de Klerk released him in 1990.
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