Famous People Born in 1918
Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Journalist / 1918 -
Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
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profile name: Nelson Mandela profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Journalist
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profile name: Sam Walton profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Rita Hayworth profile occupation: Film Actress, Dancer, Pin-up
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profile name: Billy Graham profile occupation: Evangelist
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profile name: Mary Kay Ash profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Leonard Bernstein profile occupation: Songwriter, Pianist
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