Nelson Mandela, jailed for plotting a revolution and later elected South Africa's first black president, died Thursday at age 95 on December 5, 2013. This collection features photos of Mandela from the UPI archives with their original captions.
Nelson Mandela Strolling in Yankees Cap and Jacket
Amid security personnel and wearing a New York Yankees cap and jacket, South African black leader Nelson Mandela takes an early morning stroll through the streets of downtown Washington June 26, 1990. (UPI PHOTO/Martin Jeong/FILES)
Nelson Mandela raises his fist to the crowd at the Washington Convention Center during his introduction June 26, 1990. Mandela spoke to a crowd of more than 19,000 people gathered to honor him. (UPI PHOTOS/Martin Jeong/FILES)
Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd after delivering a speech for the charity "Make Poverty History" in London's Trafalgar Square on Thursday, Feb. 03 2005. The former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner compared widespread poverty in developing countries to man-made evils and urged wealthy nations to do more to eradicate poverty. (UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)
NYP2001111511 - 15 NOVEMBER 2001 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (left) watches Nelson Mandela signs the Wall of Nations which represents the countries that have lost individuals during the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center site, during a tour of Ground Zero, November 15, 2001. cc/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI POOL PHOTO
WAP062642-6/26/90-WASHINGTON: Winnie Mandela (L), Jesse Jackson (C) and Nelson Mandela raise their fists during the playing of the African National Congress national anthem at the end of a rally for Mandela in the Washington Convention Center June 26, 1990. Mandela spoke to a crowd of more than 19,000 people gathered to honor him. (UPI Photo/Martin Jeong/FILES)