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10 Iconic Photos Of Fallen Hero Nelson Mandela Meeting With World Leaders And Celebrities

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South African activist and president, has died at the age of 95 surrounded by his family at his home in the African nation he helped deliver from hundreds of years of racial segregation.

Mandela, loved by his countrymen and admired around the world for his relentless fight against racial injustice and oppression, gave audience to many global leaders, controversial ones included, and celebrities who stood in awe of his life’s work.

Check out the Photos of him meeting with other renown people in the world.

2003: Mandela meets with former U.S. President Bill Clinton during a gala in London, England.

Former U.S President Bill Clinton (R) and former South African President Nelson Mandela (L) speak during a Gala night in Westminster Hall, London, July 2, 2003.

Nelson Mandela with celebrities in the United States Of America.

Mandela with Oprah Winfrey in South Africa

1997: Mandela speaks with Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe during a three-day meeting of the World Economic Forum.

President's Nelson Mandela of South Africa (L) and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe talk together May 21, 1997, as he was leaving the country after a three day state visit. Mandela opened a World Economic Forum on the southern African region to improve investmen

2001: Mandela embraces Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro in Johannesburg.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela (L) hugs Cuba's President Fidel Castro during a visit to Mandela's home in Houghton, Johannesburg in this Sept. 2, 2001, file photo.

2003: Mandela meets with British soccer star David Beckham in Johannesburg.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela chats with England soccer captain David Beckham at Nelson Mandela's Foundation office in Johannesburg May 21,2003.

Mandela meets with former Burundian, Kenyan ( Daniel Torotich Arap Moi)and Lybian presidents.

2011: Michelle Obama and her daughters met Mandela at his home

2008: Mandela meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkkozy in Johannesburg, South Africa.

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (R) pose with former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela during their visit at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg Feb. 29, 2008.

1994: Mandela lends a shoulder to recording artist and actress Whitney Houston during her visit to Johannesburg.

South African President Nelson Mandela and American pop star Whitney Houston smile for photographers in Johannesburg in this Nov. 10, 1994 file photo.

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