Timeline of major events in Nelson Mandela’s life

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Nelson Mandela A file photo taken on July 19, 2005 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela waving goodbye at the end of the third Nelson Mendela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO/ALEXANDER JOE

Nelson Mandela died Dec. 5 last year at the age of 95 after a long illness. Here are some of the milestones of his life on the anniversary of his death.

Timeline of major events in Nelson Mandela's life

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