Machel, Graça

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Machel, Graça

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  • née Simbine, Graça

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Dates of existence

17 October 1945 -

History

Mozambican teacher, human rights activist, international advocate for women’s and children’s rights, and politician. Married Nelson Mandela, July 1998. Widow of Mozambican president Samora Machel (d. 1986). Member of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO) which fought for and won independence from Portugal in 1975. Mozambican minister for education and culture after independence. Among numerous awards she has received the United Nations’ Nansen Medal in recognition of her long-standing humanitarian work, particularly on behalf of refugee children.

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Related entity

Machel, Josina

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-01549

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Machel, Josina is the child of Machel, Graça

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Related entity

Machel, Malengani ()

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-01145

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Machel, Malengani is the child of Machel, Graça

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Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla (18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00750

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla is the spouse of Machel, Graça

Dates of the relationship

1998-07-18 - ?

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ZA-COM-01550

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