Video appunto: Mandela, Nelson
Nelson Mandela was born Rolihlahla Mandela on 18th July, 1918.
He was the first person in his family to go to school and there his teacher gave him the English name ‘Nelson’. At that time the National Party was in power.
Its policy of racial segregation or ‘apartheid’ meant that black people were second-class citizens and life was very hard for them in South Africa.