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2014 baby name, Nelson Mandela

Nelson


Learn about the name Nelson.

Nelson Mandela died in December 2013 following a full life of civil rights advocacy, philanthropy, and public service in his native South Africa. The former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner is best known for his role in ending apartheid (racial segregation) in the country after serving 27 years in prison for leading a government revolt. The name Nelson means "son of a champion."

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