Nelson Mandela - what they said

Nelson Mandela - what they said
Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela

JOHANNESBURG- Key quotes after the death of NelsonMandela:

- US President Barack Obama: "He achieved more than could be expected of any man."

- British PM David Cameron: "A great light has gone out in the world."

- Archbishop Desmond Tutu: "He was a unifier from the moment he walked out of prison. He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves."

- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: "He touched our lives in deeply personal ways."

- Former US President Bill Clinton: "History will remember Nelson Mandela as a champion of human dignity and freedom, for peace and reconciliation."

- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan: "A source of inspiration to oppressed peoples all over the world."

- Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: "He will be remembered as the father of the new South Africa."

- Britain's Prince William: "We were just reminded of what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was."

- Microsoft founder Bill Gates: "His grace and courage changed the world. This is a sad day."

- Amnesty International Chief Salil Shetty: "His courage helped change our entire world."

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