Anti-apartheid icon and revered South African statesman Nelson Mandela turns 94 years old today. Here's looking at Madiba through the years.
Photo: A photo of Nelson Mandela with his then-wife Winnie on their wedding day in 1957. AFP
A near permanent fixture on top 100 lists of personalities who have shaped the world, South African leader Nelson Mandela celebrates 94 awe inspiring years today. Mandela, whose struggle against apartheid, one which led him to suffering through 30 years of imprisonment, is the stuff legends are made of. In fact, even today, he enjoys near-superhuman status in his native land.