Friday, June 12, 2009

Nelson Mandela

On June 12, 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting to overthrow the white South African government. His statement to the court received international publicity. He was 45 and would spend the next 26 years in prison.

Nelson Mandela appears on pages 88, 122, 175, 250 and 257 in A Book of Ages.

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