How Many Years Did Nelson Mandela Spend in Prison?

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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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The first President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was convicted of sabotage in the movement against apartheid. He served 27 years in prison.
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In jail. Duh. but in. Robben Island.
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Nelson Mandela served a total of 18 years between
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He was a threat to the apartheid state. It's really that simple. EDIT - It isn't accurate to say that he was non-violent. He viewed physical violence as a last option, but he did
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