Nelson Mandela and the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize
One of the most prestigious award was given to one of the most important men of the time. Nelson Mandela was awarded the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize for his courage and all the things he managed to accomplish. A man of controversial for much of his life, Mandela has been labeled as terrorist and communist sympathiser by his critics. He received international acclaim for his anti-colonial and anti-apartheid stance. He has received over 250 awards, the USPresidential Medal of Freedom and the Soviet Order of Lenin.