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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela (1918 – )

1990

Ottawa, Canada

Library and Archives Canada, Yousuf Karsh Fonds, c144974

 

Following the pacifist principles of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela led the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, and endured 27 years as a political prisoner. Four months after his release, Mandela travelled to Canada to address a joint session of Parliament and was photographed by Karsh.

 

Nelson Mandela (1918 – )

1990

Ottawa, Canada

Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, Fonds Yousuf Karsh, c144974

 

Fidèle aux principes de non-violence du Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela a dirigé le mouvement antiapartheid en Afrique du Sud et a été incarcéré durant 27 ans. Quatre mois après sa libération, il est venu prendre la parole dans le cadre d’une séance conjointe du Parlement du Canada et se fit alors photographier par Karsh.

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Taken in November 1990