Item 0796 - Honour of Merit from the City of Vitoria, Brazil

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ZA COM MR-T-6-2-0796

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Honour of Merit from the City of Vitoria, Brazil

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  • 3 August 1991 (Creation)

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plaque

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 5/01/12

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Honour of Merit award presented to Mr Mandela by the City of Vitoria on the occasion of his visit, Brazil

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Plaque consists of gold emblem and gold/silver plate mounted on shiny black plastic foundation, housed in black box with red fabric interior bottom. Emblem has the seal of Vitoria and the phrase "Honra ao Merito" (Honor of Merit). Plate is engraved, in Portuguese, with the following:
O Prefeito Vitor Buaig, representando a cidade de Vitoria, sente-se honrado com a visita do lider
Nelson Mandela e representantes do CAN - Congresso National Africano e demonstra a solidariedade do povo capixaba na luta pela liberdade e contra a discriminacao racial.
03 de Agosto de 1991 - Vitoria
Espirito Santo-Brasil
Prefeitura Municipal de Vitoria

English translation:
Mayor Vitor Buaig, representing the city of Victoria, is honored with the visit of the leader
Nelson Mandela and representatives of the ANC - African National Congress and demonstrates the solidarity of the people capixaba in the struggle for freedom and against racial discrimination.
August 3rd, 1991 - Victoria
Espirito Santo, Brazil
City of Victoria

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0420

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