Famous Friends of Mandela

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  • Fidel Castro, Nelson Mandela
  • Queen Elizabeth II, Nelson Mandela
  • Whitney Houston, Nelson Mandela
  • Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo
  • Nelson Mandela, C. Andrews
  • Hillary Clinton, Nelson Mandela
  • Michelle Obama, Nelson Mandela
  • Will Smith, Nelson Mandela
  • Paul Kagame, Nelson Mandela
  • George W. Bush, Nelson Mandela
  • Charlize Theron, Nelson Mandela
  • Nelson Mandela, Roger Taylor, Peter Gabriel, Annie Lennox, Brian May and Yusuf Islam
  • Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela
  • F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki
  • Beyonce, Nelson Mandela
  • David Beckham, Nelson Mandela
  • Oprah Winfrey, Nelson Mandela
  • Bono, Nelson Mandela
  • Jean Chretien, Nelson Mandela
  • Lennox Lewis, Nelson Mandela

Talk It Out

In this early 1960s photograph, Mandela, then president of the African National Congress, is pictured with C. Andrews, a Cape Town teacher. In 1962, Mandela and other anti-apartheid leaders were arrested and convicted of sabotage. Mandela was sentenced to life in prison, serving 27 years before being released in 1990. (Photo: Three Lions/Getty Images)