List of awards and honours bestowed upon Nelson Mandela

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His Excellency
Nelson Mandela
OM AC CC OJ GCStJ QC GCH RSerafO NPk
BornRolihlahla Mandela
(1918-07-18)18 July 1918
Mvezo, Union of South Africa
Died5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 95)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Resting place
Qunu, Eastern Cape
31°48′17.15″S 28°36′48.7″E / 31.8047639°S 28.613528°E / -31.8047639; 28.613528
NationalitySouth African
EthnicityXhosa
Known forAnti-Apartheid Movement
Notable work(s)Long Walk to Freedom
Political party
African National Congress
Website
www.nelsonmandela.org
 
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His Excellency
Nelson Mandela
OM AC CC OJ GCStJ QC GCH RSerafO NPk
BornRolihlahla Mandela
(1918-07-18)18 July 1918
Mvezo, Union of South Africa
Died5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 95)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Resting place
Qunu, Eastern Cape
31°48′17.15″S 28°36′48.7″E / 31.8047639°S 28.613528°E / -31.8047639; 28.613528
NationalitySouth African
EthnicityXhosa
Known forAnti-Apartheid Movement
Notable work(s)Long Walk to Freedom
Political party
African National Congress
Website
www.nelsonmandela.org

This is a comprehensive list of awards, honours and other recognitions bestowed on Nelson Mandela. Mandela received more than 260 awards over 40 years, most notably the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

From 1994 to 1999, Mandela was President of South Africa. He was the first such African to be elected in fully representative democratic polls.

Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist and leader of the African National Congress and its armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe. He spent 27 years in prison, much of it in a cell on Robben Island. The rest of his incarceration was in Pollsmoor Prison, on convictions for crimes that included sabotage committed while he spearheaded the struggle against apartheid.

Following his release from prison on 11 February 1990, his advocacy of a policy of reconciliation and negotiation helped lead the transition to multi-racial democracy in South Africa. Since the end of apartheid, he was widely praised, even by former opponents.

Mandela died on 5 December 2013, a celebrated elder statesman who continued to voice his opinion on topical issues. In South Africa he was often known as Madiba, an aristocratic title adopted by the elderly members of the royal clan that he belongs to. This title has come to be synonymous with Nelson Mandela.


Contents
1940s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992

1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
2012, 2014
See also, References

1940s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1981[edit]

1982[edit]

1983[edit]

1984[edit]

1985[edit]

1986[edit]

Street sign in Glasgow, Scotland.

1987[edit]

1988[edit]

1989[edit]

lielanie de castro

1990[edit]

Bharat Ratna, awarded 1990

1991[edit]

1992[edit]

1993[edit]

Bill Clinton presented Mandela with the Philadelphia Liberty Medal on July 4, 1993

1994[edit]

1995[edit]

1996[edit]

1997[edit]

Nelson Mandela's former house in Soweto, Johannesburg, now Mandela Family Museum.

1998[edit]

1999[edit]

2000[edit]

2001[edit]

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

Order of St John of Jerusalem Badge

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

Summary of his Orders[edit]

OrderCountry / OrgYear
Bharat Ratna.jpg
Bharat Ratna India1990
Order of the Torch of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.gifOrder of the Uhuru Torch (Second Class)[73] Tanzania1990
Order of Lenin ribbon bar norm.pngOrder of Lenin USSR1990
Ordem Agostinho Neto.svg
Order of Agostinho Neto Angola1990
TWN Order of Brilliant Star 1Class BAR.svgOrder of Brilliant Star with Special Grand Cordon ROC1993
Legion Honneur GC ribbon.svgNational Order of the Legion of Honour (Grand Cross) France1994
Galó de l'Orde del Mèrit (UK).pngHonorary member of the Order of Merit Commonwealth of Nations1995
DEN Elefantordenen BAR.pngKnight of the Order of the Elephant Denmark1996
MLI National Order - Grand Cross BAR.pngGrand Cross of the National Order of Mali Mali1996
Order of the Seraphim - Ribbon bar.svgKnight of the Royal Order of the Seraphim Sweden1997
Order of Canada (CC) ribbon bar.pngHonorary Companion of the Order of Canada Canada1998
St Olavs Orden storkors stripe.svgKnight Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav Norway1998
Ord.Lion.Nassau.jpgKnight of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau Luxembourg1999
Ukraine-republic007.pngFirst Class of the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise Ukraine1999
AUS Order of Australia (civil) BAR.svgHonorary Companion of the Order of Australia Australia1999
Presidential Medal of Freedom (ribbon).pngPresidential Medal of Freedom United States2002
Order of Mapungubwe (RSA) - ribbon bar.gifOrder of Mapungubwe – Platinum Category South Africa2002
Order of St John (UK) ribbon.pngBailiff Grand Cross of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem Commonwealth of Nations2004
Order Stara Planina Rib.pngFirst Class Order of Stara Planina[62] Bulgaria2008
MEX Order of the Aztec Eagle 3Class BAR.pngOrder of the Aztec Eagle Mexico2010
QEII Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.pngQueen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Canadian version) Canada2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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