People Around The World React To News Of Nelson Mandela's Death


A leftist party activist walks past a portrait of South African... News PhotoActivist,Death,Former,Horizontal,India,Kolkata,Left-Wing,Nelson Mandela,Political Party,Political Rally,Politics,Portrait,President,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA leftist party activist walks past a portrait of South African former president Nelson Mandela on the sidelines of a rally in Kolkata on December 6, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95. Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)