INFOGRAPHIC: Who was Nelson Mandela?

Infographics by Diane Marie Madelo for

Posted at Dec 06 2013 09:35 AM | Updated as of Jan 08 2016 03:25 PM

As the world mourns the death of the former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Nelson Mandela, pays tribute to this "giant for justice" with a compilation of the salient points in his life. The South African anti-apartheid hero died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on Thursday (December 5, 2013) after a prolonged lung infection.