the life of nelson mandela. 1918 nelson mandela is born in mvezo on 18 th july and named rolihlahla
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The Life of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela is born in Mvezo on 18th July and named Rolihlahla
Goes to a Methodist mission school. Renamed Nelson by his teacher.
Goes to Clarkberry Boarding Institute.
Goes to Clarkebury Boarding Institute
Goes to the Wesleyan College Fort Beautfort.
Enrols at University College Fort Hare
Leaves University College Fort Hare after refusing to sit on the student council
Runs away to Johannesburg
Joins the ANC and helps form the Youth League. Marries Evelyn Mase.
The first laws of apartheid introduced.
Opens South Africas first black law firm with Oliver Tambo. The ANC and SAIC launch the Defiance Campaign.
Mandela is charged with treason along with 155 others. A Four year court case begins.
Divorces Evelyn Mase. Marries Winnie Madikizela.
Sharpeville massacre. The government bans the ANC.
Treason trial ends. Mandela is found not guilty. The ANC forms an army.
Mandela is sent to get support from other countries. Arrested again on his return to South Africa. Sentenced to five years for leaving the country illegally.
Mandela is found guilty of sabotage. He is sentenced to life in prison and sent to Robben island.
Mandelas son Thembekile is killed in a car accident.
1980 - 2
Thousands of people sign a Release Mandela petition.
Mandela is moved to Pollsmoor Prison
Mandela released from prison.
Mandela is elected as President of South Africa.