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Nelson Mandela: A Life in pictures

Watch Nelson Mandela's life through the lens. These images are courtesy of Peter Magubane, Jonathan Shapiro, Sean O'Toole and photographers from the Sunday Times and The Times

Famous Faces

Nelson Mandela was possibly one of the most photographed people in the world. The biggest names sought his audience, from the pope to rock stars. A picture with Mandela was an opportunity to be in the company of a living icon.
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Madiba and Graça's 10th anniversary

Mandela celebrated not only his 90th birthday in 2008 but also 10 years of wedded bliss with Graça Machel, his third wife. We take a look at the couple's love and respect for each other through pictures.
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Mandela: A photo tribute

Veteran South African photographer Peter Magubane speaks to us about his years as Madiba's official photographer. To coincide with Madiba's 90th birthday, Magubane published a photographic tribute that features some exclusive images of Mandela through the years.
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Zapiro: The Mandela files

The cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, better known as Zapiro, talks to Sunday Times books editor Tymon Smith about his satirical depiction of and commentary on Madiba's life. In this audio slideshow Zapiro explains the significance that this experience has had on his own career and personal growth.
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SA celebrates with Madiba

South Africans across the country paid tribute as the world's greatest statesman celebrated his 90th birthday.
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Brand Madiba deconstructed

Art journalist Sean O'Toole gives us his views on the ever-growing phenomenon of Brand Madiba. We look at some of the imagery that has informed the world's understanding of the man and his formidable legacy.
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Winnie's many comebacks

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, was Mandela's second wife, is an MP in the South African government. We take a look at her controversial political career.
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