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The Mandela family tree

Beloved South African statesman's family includes 17 grandchildren

Last Updated: Dec. 5, 2013

Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of modern times, passed away at his home in Johannesburg. He was 95. Mandela, who married three times, had six children.

Members of the family are now locked in a bitter dispute over the family graveyard. Hover over the red markers to read more about Mandela's wives and children.

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Nelson Mandela, leader and legend