Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marked Nelson Mandela International Day today. South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918, and his birth anniversary is still being commemorated globally as Mandela Day. Today would have been Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday.
"Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better, and Mandela Day is an occasion for everyone to take action and inspire change," says the UN on its website.
The international statesman, Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95 in 2013, had devoted his 67 years of life to the service of humanity. His struggle and activism for freedom for his people has been hailed all over the world.
10 inspirational and greatest quotes from Nelson Mandela0 that helped change the world.