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Nelson Mandela Dead at 95: Revolutionary Passes After Illness

Nelson Mandela Dead at 95: Revolutionary Passes After Illness

Nelson Mandela, the famous former South African President who battled apartheid has passed away at the age of 95, Deadline reports.

The revolutionary’s health has been the subject of media coverage after being hospitalized back in June for a lung infection.

The publication reports that members of Nelson‘s family began gathering at his deathbed today.

Nelson‘s life has been documented by many movies, including Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which is the most recent. The movie just premiered today in London. It stars Idris Elba in the title role.

Our thoughts go out to Nelson‘s loved ones during this time.

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