Item 0615 - Honorary Citizenship from the City of Belluno

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0615

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Honorary Citizenship from the City of Belluno

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  • 2 December 1988 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 19/12/11

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Award conferring honorary citizenship in the City of Belluno, Italy upon Mr Mandela

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Tan certificate in wood/gold frame. Taken out of frame for preservation. Pink, green, yellow, orange, and gold vines wrap around the left, top, and right borders of the certificate. Silver coin, written in unknown language, with an image of a man on a horse is affixed to the top of certificate, in the border. Certificate text, in black, reads:
Citta de Belluno
Il Consiglio Comunale
nella seduta del 2 dicembre 1988 esprime piena solidarieta politica, morale e materiale alla lotta dei democratici sudafricani, condannando il regime razzista, sostenendo la lotta dell African National COngress, insignendo della
Cittadinanza Onoraria
Nelson Mandela
Leader storico dell A.N.C. che il 18 luglio scorso ha compiuto 70 anni, 25 dei quali trascorsi in carcere per motivi politici.
Consegnato il 25 luglio 1995 dal Sindaco Maurizio Fistarol

English translation:
City of Belluno
The Town Council
its meeting on December 2, 1988 expresses full solidarity with political, moral and material to the struggle of democratic South Africa, condemning the racist regime, supporting the struggle of the African National Congress, received the
Honorary Citizenship
Nelson Mandela
Leading historian A.N.C. that on July 18 last year turned 70 years, 25 of them spent in prison for political reasons.
Delivered July 25, 1995 by Mayor Maurice Fistarol

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General Inscription: NB: Delivered on 25 July 1995

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0328

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