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05/12/2017 13:35 SAST | Updated 05/12/2017 13:35 SAST

In Pictures: The Life And Times Of The Late Nelson Mandela

The former South African president died four years ago on this day.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela died four years ago on December 5 2013. He passed away at the age of 95 after battling a recurring lung infection. Mandela was elected as South Africa's first democratically elected head of state on May 10 1994. He stepped down in 1999 after one term as president.

Take a look at his life and times of the late Nelson Mandela.

In Pictures: The Life And Times Of The Late Nelson Mandela