Record Group MR-T - Nelson Mandela Tributes

Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Tribute Concert, Wembley Stadium, London International Peace Award of the Tipperary Peace Convention Honorary Citizenship of the City of Sao Bernardo, Brazil. Honorary doctorate of Laws from the Michigan State University Mandela Garden, Campi Bisenzio Nelson Mandela statue, JinTai Art Museum, Chaoyang Park Poem "A hero from the Southern Land" by Aisha Kingu Honorary doctorates of Laws from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Plaque for Red Square  (Oriental plaza) Poem titled "Hang in there" dedicated to Mandela  by Bongani Zulu Poem "Remember Madiba through ubuntu" by Bongani Zulu Quote and Artwork dedicated to Madiba by Nahyr Sehgal on the occasion of Nelson Mandela Internati... Article titled "Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi" written by M Ahmad Nelson Mandela Memorial unveiled by Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema "One Rainbow", a composition by  Leslie Wolf inspired by Nelson Mandela 20th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture honoured with a prestigious PRISM award in the category of Dig... ©NMF_march2024 (3).JPG ©NMF_march2024 (4).JPG ©NMF_march2024 (5).JPG Praça Nelson Mandela, a public square in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Madiba Honoured with Fresco in France: The largest Mandela mural ever Global Citizen – EP 1

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Nelson Mandela Tributes


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Consists of records of tributes bestowed on Nelson Mandela.

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(1999 -)

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The Nelson Mandela Foundation is a non-profit organisation focused on memory, dialogue and legacy work, founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999.

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Migrated (and merged) from the Nelson Mandela Tributes Database and the Nelson Mandela Awards Database (2019-01-19).

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The Nelson Mandela Tributes Database consists of tributes, and awards bestowed on Nelson Mandela. It includes tributes, awards and honours he received while in prison, after his release, while he was President of South Africa, during his retirement and posthumously.

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This collection is a work in progress. While every effort has been made to verify entries, it has not always been possible. Furthermore, the database does not represent a comprehensive list of all tributes received by Mr Mandela. Please contact us with any errors or additions.

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Migrated from the Mandela Resources Databases (Jan-2019). Note the unique Reference ID: ### has been replaced by the chronological reference code MR-T-# with the original Reference ID from each Database available in the Description identifier field.

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Please note that entries in this database do not indicate that Nelson Mandela or the Nelson Mandela Foundation have authorised the use of Mr Mandela’s name or endorsed organisations, institutions, products or individuals.

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