Remembering Nelson Mandela: How much do you know about his legacy?

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This file photo from 1994 shows Nelson Mandela. The former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who waged a long and ultimately victorious struggle against apartheid, died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, South African President Jacob Zuma said.

Nelson Mandela, the iconic leader of South Africa who passed at age 95 on Dec. 5, 2013, led the struggle against apartheid and served as South Africa's first black president. 

How well do you know this towering global statesman? 

1. Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa in what year?

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Voters stand in line to cast their votes in South Africa's first all-race elections.
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Nelson Mandela waves to supporters during a rally a month before his election as president of South Africa in April 1994.





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