Presentation on theme: "NELSON MANDELA. Facts Nelson Mandela was born in a small village called Mvezo He was born in the year 1918 His religion was methodist He won the Bharat."— Presentation transcript:
Facts Nelson Mandela was born in a small village called Mvezo He was born in the year 1918 His religion was methodist He won the Bharat Ratna, Nobel Peace Prize, Order of Lenin and the Presidential medal of freedom
His family Nelson got married 3 times There names were Evelyn Ntoko Mase, Winnie Madikvzela and Graca Machel He had 6 children They are called Thembekik, Makaziwe, Makgato, Makaziwe, Zenani, Zindziswa
Early life He was brought up in the Thembu tribe His father was the chief of the Thembu tribe At 7 years of age, he set across the hills to a small shack which was a school One day, he came home to hear that his father had died He was sent to boarding school and then he went to university
Being a lawyer Nelson set up a law practice with Oliver Tambo He joined a political party called the ANC They tried to protest peacefully, but this didn’t work They then started violent protests and Nelson was sent to prison
Life in jail The worst jail he went to was Robben Island His prisoner number was 46664 He was only allowed 2 visits per year When he received a letter, the guards cut off bits of his letters He was released from prison on 11 th February, 1990
Being president He was elected President of South Africa in 1994 In 1994, for the first time ever, all South Africans were allowed to vote The election was on the 27 th April His presidential office was ‘Tuynhuys’, Cape Town He retired as President in1999
His death Nelson died on the 5 th of December 2013 He died at 20:50 (local time) in his house in Houghton, Johannesburg His funeral was in the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg His death was announced by Jacob Zuma He died at the age of 95
My questions What comes to mind when you hear the word, ‘Dutch’? How much did you miss your kids when you were imprisoned? How did you feel when you resigned as President? How horrible was it at Robben Island? How did you feel when you were released? What is it like winning a Nobel Peace Prize?
QUIZ !! Name one of his three wives? What year was he elected as president? What tribe was he brought up in? In which stadium was his funeral in? Which small village was Nelson brought up in? What was his prisoner number at Robben Island? Who did he set up a law practice with? What year was he born?
QUIZ CONTINUED !!! What year was he released from prison? Who announced his death on television? Which political party did he join? What religion was Nelson? What time did he die (local time)? At what age did he start school? Can you name one of his four awards? Why was Nelson sent to prison? How many children did he have?