Timeline Of Nelson Mandela  

Given below is the timeline of Mandela, which highlights the most important events that took place throughout his life. This keeps a record of all such events and arranges them in order taking up the shape of a biography.

Timeline of Nelson Mandela:

  • 1918: Nelson Mandela was born.
  • 1927: Nelson lost his father.
  • 1937: He attended Wesleyan College and then the Fort Hare University; here he met Oliver Tambo, his long-time friend.
  • 1939: Got involved in boycott opposing the policies of University and had to leave the college. He also escaped the marriage arranged by his parents and then moved to Johannesburg.
  • 1943: He became the member of ANC.
  • 1944: Formed the ANC Youth League with his friend Oliver. He got married to Evelyn Mase in the same year.
  • 1948: Apartheid policy got implemented in South Africa.
  • 1952: Started the 1st black law firm with his friend Oliver.
  • 1955: freedom charter got adopted at Congress of people.
  • 1957: Mandela’s marriage ended.
  • 1958: Nelson married for the second time.
  • 1960: Sharpeville massacre happened and 69 black Africans were shot.
  • 1962: Mandela got arrested and sentenced life imprisonment.
  • 1977: Biko was killed in the police custody.
  • 1980: Zimbabwe gained independence.
  • 1990: Nelson was released from prison.
  • 1991: Nelson became the president of ANC.
  • 1993: Nelson and Winnie got divorced.
  • 1998: Nelson got married for the third time.
  • 2000: He was appointed as mediator for Burundi civil war.
  • 2001: He was treated for prostate cancer.
  • 2004: Nelson retired from his official life.
  • 2005: Nelson lost his son out of AIDS.
  • 2009: UN General Assembly declared 18 July as Mandela Day for his contribution.

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