Noble prize winners

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The Nobel Prize Winners : 

The Nobel Prize Winners By Wm C Moore


NELSON MANDELA Born July 18, 1918 Great Acomplishments: 1944 - Joined African National Congress 1956-61 - Tried for treason, acquitted 1961 1960 - ANC banned 1961 - Formation of Umkhonto we Sizwe June 12,1964 - Sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting to overthrow the government 1964-1982 - Incarcerated at Robben Island Prison off Cape Town 1982-1990 - Imprisoned at Pollsmoor Prison February 18, 1990 - Released 1991 - Elected president of the ANC 1993 - Received Nobel Peace Prize 1994 - 1999 - President of South Africa June 16, 1994 - Formation of Nelson Mandela Children's Fund Won the Nobel Peace Prize because of his many years of working toward peace.

Frederik Willem de Klerk : 

Frederik Willem de Klerk Born March 18, 1936 A resident of South Africa Released Nelson Mandela Won Nobel Peace Prize for working towards peace in South Africa.

Jimmy Carter : 

Jimmy Carter Born October 1, 1924 39th president of the united states Won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. He won the Nobel Peace Prize due to his “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development.”


MARTTI AHTISAARI Born June 23, 1937 Had many great accomplishments. Won because of his “important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts.”

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