Nelson Mandela, a famous man known all around the world. He has recently died at the age of 95. Nelson Mandela used to be the President for South Africa, from 1994 to 1999. It was a big shock to find out that this famous man had died. He stopped racism, poverty and inequality in his country (South Africa). Before Nelson Mandela became President he served 27 years in prison, for encouraging black South Africans to go on strike and for illegally leaving South Africa.