Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

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Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

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  • Zami
  • Nobandla
  • Madikizela-Mandela, Winnie
  • Mandela, Winnie

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Dates of existence

1936-2018

History

Social worker, anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist. Member of the ANC. Married to Nelson Mandela, 1958–96 (separated 1992). Mother of Zenani and Zindziswa Mandela. First qualified black medical social worker at the Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg. Held in solitary confinement for seventeen months in 1969. Placed under house arrest from 1970 and subjected to a series of banning orders from 1962 to 1987. Established the Black Women’s Federation, 1975, and the Black Parents’ Association, 1976, in response to the Soweto Uprising. President of the ANCWL, 1993–2003. ANC MP.

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Related entity

Dlamini, Zenani (1959-)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-00990

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Dlamini, Zenani is the child of Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

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Mandela, Zindziswa (1960-)

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ZA-COM-04003

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Mandela, Zindziswa is the child of Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

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Xaba, Niki Iris Jane Nondyebo (
1932–1985
)

Identifier of the related entity

ZA-COM-03285

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Xaba, Niki Iris Jane Nondyebo is the sibling of Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

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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 Madikizela-Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo Zanyiwe

Dates of the relationship

1958-06-14 - 1996-03-19

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ZA-COM-03936

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