12 hours ago Almost each one of Nelson Mandela's speeches, widely believed to be among the most inspirational addresses by world leaders in the past several decades, has been documented by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory project. Here are excerpts from five of his most memorable speeches. 'Black Man. The Nelson Mandela Speeches Database consists of interviews, speeches, addresses, messages, media releases, testimony, lectures, toasts, tributes, oaths and declarations made by the late Nelson Mandela. These encompass all of the roles that Mr Mandela filled both before and during his retirement. This is an ongoing. "I Am Prepared to Die" is the name given to the three-hour speech given by Nelson Mandela on 20 April from the dock of the defendant at the Rivonia Trial. The speech is so titled because it ends with the words "it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die". The speech is considered one of the great speeches of the.
Speeches and messages by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Former President Nelson Mandela has made many memorable speeches over the years. This collection of speeches and messages ranges from the s to , starting with his address at the Annual Conference of the African National Congress Youth League in. 5 Dec Nelson Mandela was already 45 years old when, on April 20, , he gave the defining speech of the anti-Apartheid movement, from the dock of a Pretoria courtroom. Mandela had been in prison for two years already, for inciting workers to strike, when he was put on the stand again as part of the Rivonia. Full and edited versions of Nelson Mandela's 'An ideal for which I'm prepared to die' speech, delivered from the dock at the Supreme Court of South Africa, Pretoria, on 20 April
Extracts from Nelson Mandela's statement from the dock at the opening of his trial on charges. 6 Dec There were two speeches Nelson Mandela delivered that changed the course of history and cemented his legacy as one of the most revered leaders of our time. The first happened in , when Mandela was put on trial for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the state. The second is the speech. 3 Apr Contrary to what people may have expected, Madikazela-Mandela didn't use her birthday speech to address political issues.