How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in prison?


Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27 years in prison serving hard labour in Robben Island prison off Cape Town. Although jailed for life, he was released in 1990 and received a Nobel Prize. Mandela was later elected South Africa's president in the country's first multi-racial elections held in 1994.
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27 years.
Nelson Mandela was incarcerated at Robben Island Prison from 1964 to 1982, then Pollsmoor Prison until 1990 when released - 26 years in total.
because he was unjustly imprisoned, just like millions of black men. that's why
20 years in prison.
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