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Order of Canada

Nelson Mandela, C.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Nelson Mandela, C.C. C.C. Lower Houghton
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada September 3, 1998 September 24, 1998
He is a universal symbol of triumph over oppression who has inspired people everywhere to work peacefully to end intolerance and injustice. A towering figure in the transition from apartheid to democracy in South Africa, he has emerged as one of this century's greatest statesmen and humanitarians, recognized the world over for his dignity, moral strength, and integrity. His lifelong struggle for freedom, justice, and equality guarantee his presence in the history books of generations to come.
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