Major events in the life of Mandela

Posted: December 6, 2013 at 3:20 a.m.

First lady Michelle Obama visits with former South African President Nelson Mandela at his home in Houghton, South Africa, in this June 21, 2011, photo.

July 18, 1918 — Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei, at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule.

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