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In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first post-apartheid president and larger than life figure, died after suffering from a long term lung infection. He was 95. Al Jazeera looks through pictures how Mandela shaped the world.


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A boy stands next to a picture of former South Africa's president Nelson Mandela at a museum in Mvezo during former president Mandela's 92nd birthday celebrations, about 70km from Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape July 18, 2010.


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In an image taken in 1964, Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress (left) discusses with C Andrews, a Cape Town teacher.


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A view of Nelson Mandela's former prison cell on Robben Island, off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. Released in 1990, he served 27 years in prison.


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Undated file photograph of Nelson Mandela and his wife, Winnie. They divorced in 1996.



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From left, African National Congress (ANC) founder Oliver Tambo, anti-Apartheid activist Father Trevor Huddleston, and Nelson Mandela A file photo at a press conference in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, on June 23, 1991. In the same year, Mandela became president of the ANC.


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A file photo dated 06 August 1990 of Former South African President Nelson Mandela (front R), representing the African National Congress (ANC), beginning peace talks known as the "Pretoria Minute" with incumbent State President FW de Klerk (L) at the Presidency in Pretoria, South Africa.


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A file picture dated 27 February 1990 of Nelson Mandela and his second wife, Winnie at Johannesburg International airport, South Africa, before their departure for a trip to Zambia. Mandela married Machel on his 80th birthday.



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In this Feb. 11, 1990 file photo Nelson Mandela and his wife Winnie, walking hand in hand, raise clenched fists upon his release from prison in Cape Town, South Africa.



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Nelson Mandela hugs a young Sowetan girl as he visits the black township near Johannesburg, dated in October 1990.


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Nelson Mandela (right) holds the arm of former apartheid hardline President Pieter W. Botha as they meet November 21, 1995. P. W. Botha's iron-fisted rule of South Africa from 1978 until 1989 earned him the nickname "Great Crocodile".


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An undated file photo of Nelson Mandela (R) talking to South Africa's last apartheid President FW de Klerk (L) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.


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Nelson Mandela takes the oath 10 May 1994 during his inauguration at the Union Building in Pretoria.


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South African rugby team captain, Francois Pienaar (R), is congratulated by South African President Nelson Mandela (L) after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand June 24, 1995 in Johannesburg.


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African National Congress (ANC) supporters listen to the address of ANC President Nelson Mandela during a mass rally in Mmabatho March 15, 1994 prior to the April 27 general election.


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Nelson Mandela addressed a funeral of 12 people died during recent township unrest in Soweto on September 20, 1990.


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South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela salutes as he arrives in Libya on May 18, 1990.


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From left, current President Jacob Zuma, and former presidents FW de Klerk, Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela. 



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Archbishop Desmond Tutu (2nd R) and South Africa's Nelson Mandela (2nd L) arrive for an open-air service for the country's Christian community at a football stadium in the township of Soweto in this May 8, 1994.


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Images of Nelson Mandela adorn tables in Walter Sisulu Square in Johannesburg, where informal traders sell curios to tourists visiting the historical site.


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Former South African President Nelson Mandela jokes with youngsters as they celebrate his 89th birthday at the Nelson Mandela Childrens Fund in Johannesburg July 24, 2007.


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Former South African President Nelson Mandela makes an appeal that the women of Africa not continue to bear the burden of HIV-AIDS alone at the international 46664 Aids concert in George, South Africa March 19, 2005. The AIDS movement concerts are held under the sign of Mandela's Robben Island prison number.


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Nelson Mandela wears a traditional Xhosa hat February 11, 2000, during a ceremony at his village of Qunu. Mandela is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his release from the Robben Island jail.


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A picture taken on April 22, 2009 shows South African former President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.


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Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd at Soccer City stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg in this July 11, 2010.


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A statue of Nelson Mandela is pictured outside Drakenstein Prison, on June 10, 2013, close to Paarl, about 75Km from Cape Town.



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From left, current President Jacob Zuma, and former presidents FW de Klerk, Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela. 

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A boy stands next to a picture of former South Africa's president Nelson Mandela at a museum in Mvezo during former president Mandela's 92nd birthday celebrations, about 70km from Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape July 18, 2010.

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A boy stands next to a picture of former South Africa's president Nelson Mandela at a museum in Mvezo during former president Mandela's 92nd birthday celebrations, about 70km from Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape July 18, 2010.

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In an image taken in 1964, Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress (left) discusses with C Andrews, a Cape Town teacher.

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In an image taken in 1964, Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress (left) discusses with C Andrews, a Cape Town teacher.

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A view of Nelson Mandela's former prison cell on Robben Island, off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. Released in 1990, he served 27 years in prison.

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A view of Nelson Mandela's former prison cell on Robben Island, off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. Released in 1990, he served 27 years in prison.

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Undated file photograph of Nelson Mandela and his first wife, Winnie. They divorced in 1996.

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Undated file photograph of Nelson Mandela and his first wife, Winnie. They divorced in 1996.

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From left, African National Congress (ANC) founder Oliver Tambo, anti-Apartheid activist Father Trevor Huddleston, and Nelson Mandela A file photo at a press conference in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, on June 23, 1991. In the same year, Mandela became president of the ANC.

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From left, African National Congress (ANC) founder Oliver Tambo, anti-Apartheid activist Father Trevor Huddleston, and Nelson Mandela A file photo at a press conference in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, on June 23, 1991. In the same year, Mandela became president of the ANC.

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A file photo dated 06 August 1990 of Former South African President Nelson Mandela (front R), representing the African National Congress (ANC), beginning peace talks known as the "Pretoria Minute" with incumbent State President FW de Klerk (L) at the Presidency in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A file photo dated 06 August 1990 of Former South African President Nelson Mandela (front R), representing the African National Congress (ANC), beginning peace talks known as the "Pretoria Minute" with incumbent State President FW de Klerk (L) at the Presidency in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A file picture dated 27 February 1990 of Nelson Mandela and his second wife, Graca Michel at Johannesburg International airport, South Africa, before their departure for a trip to Zambia. Mandela married Machel on his 80th birthday.

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A file picture dated 27 February 1990 of Nelson Mandela and his second wife, Graca Michel at Johannesburg International airport, South Africa, before their departure for a trip to Zambia. Mandela married Machel on his 80th birthday.

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In this Feb. 11, 1990 file photo Nelson Mandela and first wife Winnie, walking hand in hand, raise clenched fists upon his release from prison in Cape Town, South Africa.

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In this Feb. 11, 1990 file photo Nelson Mandela and first wife Winnie, walking hand in hand, raise clenched fists upon his release from prison in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela hugs a young Sowetan girl as he visits the black township near Johannesburg, dated in October 1990.

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Nelson Mandela hugs a young Sowetan girl as he visits the black township near Johannesburg, dated in October 1990.

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Nelson Mandela (right) holds the arm of former apartheid hardline President Pieter W. Botha as they meet November 21, 1995. P. W. Botha's iron-fisted rule of South Africa from 1978 until 1989 earned him the nickname "Great Crocodile".

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Nelson Mandela (right) holds the arm of former apartheid hardline President Pieter W. Botha as they meet November 21, 1995. P. W. Botha's iron-fisted rule of South Africa from 1978 until 1989 earned him the nickname "Great Crocodile".

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An undated file photo of Nelson Mandela (R) talking to South Africa's last apartheid President FW de Klerk (L) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

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An undated file photo of Nelson Mandela (R) talking to South Africa's last apartheid President FW de Klerk (L) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela takes the oath 10 May 1994 during his inauguration at the Union Building in Pretoria.

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Nelson Mandela takes the oath 10 May 1994 during his inauguration at the Union Building in Pretoria.

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South African rugby team captain, Francois Pienaar (R), is congratulated by South African President Nelson Mandela (L) after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand June 24, 1995 in Johannesburg.

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South African rugby team captain, Francois Pienaar (R), is congratulated by South African President Nelson Mandela (L) after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand June 24, 1995 in Johannesburg.

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African National Congress (ANC) supporters listen to the address of ANC President Nelson Mandela during a mass rally in Mmabatho March 15, 1994 prior to the April 27 general election.

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African National Congress (ANC) supporters listen to the address of ANC President Nelson Mandela during a mass rally in Mmabatho March 15, 1994 prior to the April 27 general election.

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Nelson Mandela addressed a funeral of 12 people died during recent township unrest in Soweto on September 20, 1990.

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Nelson Mandela addressed a funeral of 12 people died during recent township unrest in Soweto on September 20, 1990.

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South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela salutes as he arrives in Libya on May 18, 1990.

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South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela salutes as he arrives in Libya on May 18, 1990.

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From left, current President Jacob Zuma, and former presidents Thabo Mbek, FW de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela. 

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From left, current President Jacob Zuma, and former presidents Thabo Mbek, FW de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela. 

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu (2nd R) and South Africa's Nelson Mandela (2nd L) arrive for an open-air service for the country's Christian community at a football stadium in the township of Soweto in this May 8, 1994.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu (2nd R) and South Africa's Nelson Mandela (2nd L) arrive for an open-air service for the country's Christian community at a football stadium in the township of Soweto in this May 8, 1994.

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Images of Nelson Mandela adorn tables in Walter Sisulu Square in Johannesburg, where informal traders sell curios to tourists visiting the historical site.

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Nelson-Mandela%3A-a-legacy-in-pictures?image_id=0fP1gI04ax2HdShamin ChibbaAl Jazeera Upload Images

Images of Nelson Mandela adorn tables in Walter Sisulu Square in Johannesburg, where informal traders sell curios to tourists visiting the historical site.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela jokes with youngsters as they celebrate his 89th birthday at the Nelson Mandela Childrens Fund in Johannesburg July 24, 2007.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela jokes with youngsters as they celebrate his 89th birthday at the Nelson Mandela Childrens Fund in Johannesburg July 24, 2007.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela makes an appeal that the women of Africa not continue to bear the burden of HIV-AIDS alone at the international 46664 Aids concert in George, South Africa March 19, 2005. The AIDS movement concerts are held under the sign of Mandela's Robben Island prison number.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela makes an appeal that the women of Africa not continue to bear the burden of HIV-AIDS alone at the international 46664 Aids concert in George, South Africa March 19, 2005. The AIDS movement concerts are held under the sign of Mandela's Robben Island prison number.

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Nelson Mandela wears a traditional Xhosa hat February 11, 2000, during a ceremony at his village of Qunu. Mandela is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his release from the Robben Island jail.

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 10:30:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Nelson-Mandela%3A-a-legacy-in-pictures?image_id=07qv7VeexK0tOYOAV LEMMERAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Nelson Mandela wears a traditional Xhosa hat February 11, 2000, during a ceremony at his village of Qunu. Mandela is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his release from the Robben Island jail.

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A picture taken on April 22, 2009 shows South African former President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

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A picture taken on April 22, 2009 shows South African former President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

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Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd at Soccer City stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg in this July 11, 2010.

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:29:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Nelson-Mandela%3A-a-legacy-in-pictures?image_id=00L01J48052ZNMICHAEL KOORENREUTERSReuters Pictures

Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd at Soccer City stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg in this July 11, 2010.

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A statue of Nelson Mandela is pictured outside Drakenstein Prison, on June 10, 2013, close to Paarl, about 75Km from Cape Town.

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A statue of Nelson Mandela is pictured outside Drakenstein Prison, on June 10, 2013, close to Paarl, about 75Km from Cape Town.



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