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Pictures: Remembering Mandela 1918 – 2013

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, at the age of 95.

Here we remember Mandela in pictures:

Flowers and tributes are left on the Nelson Mandela statue on Parliament Square in London December 6, 2013. Picture: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Flowers and tributes are left on the Nelson Mandela statue on Parliament Square in London December 6, 2013. Picture:
REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Cloud hang over Robben Island, where former President Nelson Mandela spent much of his 27-year incarceration August 22, 2013. Picture: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Cloud hang over Robben Island, where former President Nelson Mandela spent much of his 27-year incarceration August 22, 2013. Picture:
REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A picture taken from a xerox in the National Archives of South Africa on March, 10, 2005 shows the front page of South Africa's Post newspaper from June 14, 1964 during the Rivonia trial that resulted in the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela. Picture: REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
A picture taken from a xerox in the National Archives of South Africa on March, 10, 2005 shows the front page of South Africa’s Post newspaper from June 14, 1964 during the Rivonia trial that resulted in the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela. Picture: REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
Audrey Brown's memories of the day Nelson Mandela was released are still vivid. Picture: Getty Images
Audrey Brown’s memories of the day Nelson Mandela was released are still vivid. Picture: Getty Images
ANC leader, Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie raising fists upon his release from Victor Verster prison after 27 yrs. Picture: Allan Tannenbaum/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
ANC leader, Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie raising fists upon his release from Victor Verster prison after 27 years. Picture: Allan Tannenbaum/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
Nelson Mandela holds up his clenched fist in triumph the day after his release from prison in 1990 after 27 years at the age of 72. Picture: Getty Images
Nelson Mandela holds up his clenched fist in triumph the day after his release from prison in 1990 after 27 years at the age of 72. Picture: Getty Images
After his release from prison, Mandela holds his baby granddaughter with his wife Winnie by his side in 1990. Picture: Getty Images
After his release from prison, Mandela holds his baby granddaughter with his wife Winnie by his side in 1990. Picture: Getty Images
African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela holds up his medal and certificate after he was jointly awarded the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with South African President F.W. de Klerk. Picture: Getty Images
African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela holds up his medal and certificate after he was jointly awarded the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with South African President F.W. de Klerk. Picture: Getty Images
Philanthropists unite as Nelson Mandela and pop sensation Michael Jackson embrace in Kwazulu-Natal on July 20, 1996, after a brief meeting. Picture: Getty Images
Philanthropists unite as Nelson Mandela and pop sensation Michael Jackson embrace in Kwazulu-Natal on July 20, 1996, after a brief meeting. Picture: Getty Images
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dances to choir music beside Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien during a ceremony to make Mandela an honorary Canadian citizen at the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec, November 19, 2001. Mandela, who was jailed for 27 years by South Africa's apartheid rulers, is only the second foreigner to receive the distinction. Picture: REUTERS/Shaun Best
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dances to choir music beside Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien during a ceremony to make Mandela an honorary Canadian citizen at the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec, November 19, 2001. Mandela, who was jailed for 27 years by South Africa’s apartheid rulers, is only the second foreigner to receive the distinction. Picture: REUTERS/Shaun Best
South African Rugby Union coach Jake White (L) and South Africa Rugby Union captain John Smit (R) join together in holding the Webb-Elllis Rugby World Cup above Nelson Mandela's head, signifying their appreciation of the influential figure, on October 27, 2007, in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Picture: Getty Images)
South African Rugby Union coach Jake White (L) and South Africa Rugby Union captain John Smit (R) join together in holding the Webb-Elllis Rugby World Cup above Nelson Mandela’s head, signifying their appreciation of the influential figure, on October 27, 2007, in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Picture: Getty Images)
Nelson Mandela and his wife Gracia Machel tour the stadium before the start of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final between the Netherlands and Spain on July 11, 2010, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Bob Thomas) (Bob Thomas/Getty Images)
Nelson Mandela and his wife Gracia Machel tour the stadium before the start of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final between the Netherlands and Spain on July 11, 2010, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Bob Thomas)
(Bob Thomas/Getty Images)
The Nelson Mandela Bridge built in 2003 spans a rail yard of 42 railways in Johannesburg. Picture: Getty Images
The Nelson Mandela Bridge built in 2003 spans a rail yard of 42 railways in Johannesburg. Picture: Getty Images

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