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From Prison to the Presidency: A Nelson Mandela Slideshow

African National Congress President Nelson Mandela shown in a file photo dated 12 February 1990 posing for photographers during a photo session after his first press conference in Cape Town.

The legendary Nelson Mandela, who went from prison to the presidency while uniting South Africa, passed away today at the age of 95. Remember the iconic fighter as a giant of the twentieth century, with calm elegance and an unforgettable smile.

Nelson Mandela, in Photos