Winnie Mandela

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BornNomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela
1936-09-26
Bizana, Pondoland, South Africa
Died2 April 2018 (Age 81)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Alma materJan H. Hofmeyr School of Social Work, University of Witwatersrand
Children • Zenani
• Zindziwa
SpouseNelson Mandela

Winnie Mandela (born 26 September 1936, died 2 April 2018)[1] was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela.[2]

Winnie Mandela served as a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2003,[3] and from 2009 until her death,[4] and was a deputy minister from 1994 to 1996.

A member of the African National Congress (ANC) political party, she served on the ANC’s National Executive Committee and headed the ANC Women's League.

Winnie Mandela was known as the "Mother of the Nation".[5]

26 September 1936|2 April 2018|


References

  1. Winnie Mandela. nndb.com
  2. "Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate"
  3. Butcher, Tim (25 April 2003). "Winnie Mandela given five-year jail sentence" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  4. "Jacob Zuma set for presidency". www.brandsouthafrica.com. 7 May 2009.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  5. "From 'Mother of the Nation' to 'mugger': The turbulent life of South Africa's Winnie Mandela". 2 April 2018.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
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