Nelson Mandela, who became president of South Africa in 1994, remained on a terrorist watch list in the United States until 2008, and his attempts to end Apartheid were not supported in the U.S. government for several years.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was known for fighting Apartheid in South Africa. Apartheid was a system of separating black and white South Africans.
On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, 95, passed away quietly.
Can you name this famous African leader?