The Mandela Story: List Of Amazing Awards During His Lifetime


Nelson Mandela spent 95 years of which 27 (years) was in prison. The pacifist raked in more 695 awards but these are the 33 most important honors during his lifetime. Check them out:

1. Nobel Peace Prize,

2. Bharat Ratna award,

3. Time’s Person of the Year,

4. Sakharov Prize,

5. Presidential Medal of Freedom,

6. Congressional Gold Medal,

7. Arthur Ashe Courage Award,

8. Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal,

9. Gandhi Peace Prize,

10. Philadelphia Liberty Medal,

11. Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding,

12. Lenin Peace Prize,

13. Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, Nishan-e-Pakistan,

14. Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights,

15. Ambassador of Conscience Award,

16. International Simón Bolívar Prize,

17. United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights,

18. Order of the Nile, World Citizenship Award,

19. U Thant Peace Award,

20. Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize,

21. Isitwalandwe Medal,

22. Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony,

23. Freedom of the City of Aberdeen,

24. Bruno Kreisky Award

25. UNESCO Peace Prize

26. Carter–Menil Human Rights Prize,

27. Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award,

28. Giuseppe Motta Medal,

29. Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize,

30. J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding,

31. W E B DuBois International Medal,

32. Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation,

33. Harvard Business School Statesman of the Year Award.

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