Item 1522 - Honoray Doctorate of Laws from the University of the Free State

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-1522


Honoray Doctorate of Laws from the University of the Free State


  • 30 November 2001 (Creation)

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

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor Legum upon Mr Mandela, South Africa

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White certificate with blue and maroon matting, taken out of frame for preservation.

Certificate includes the blue, maroon, and gray seal of the University of the Free State and a the red seal of the university. The certificate is written in both Afrikaans and English.

The certificate reads (in English):
Doctor Legum (honoris causa) to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela as witness whereof this certificate is presented to him in terms of act no. 21 of 1949 and the statutes of the university.
Signed by: Chairman of the council, Vice-chancellor
Bloemfontein 2001-11-30

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0163

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