Item 1553 - Honorary doctorate of Laws from Rhodes University

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-1553

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Honorary doctorate of Laws from Rhodes University

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  • 6 April 2002 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 7/12/11

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Honorary doctorate: "Gradis Doctoris Legum" from Rhodes University, South Africa

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Cream coloured certificate with yellow, black, and red university seal at the top. Text in red, black, and gold. No conferral date provided on certificate. Taken out of cylinder for preservation.

Certificate is written in Latin and reads as follows:
Universitatis Rhodensis
Gradus
Doctoris Legum
Nos,
Vice-Chancellarius, Orator, Registrarius, Testamur
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Hodie congregatione Universitatis Habita
Ad Gradum
Doctoris Legum
Honoris Causa
Esse admissum

Certificate signed by Dabamus foro graemii, Vice-Chancellarius, Orator, and Registrarius

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0197

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