Madiba’s legacy as a humanitarian, activist and first Black president of South Africa will live on forever. We gathered some of Mandela’s most iconic photos to commemorate his 100th birthday.

Madiba: The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. Young Revolutionary

Young Revolutionary

2. Young Madiba

Young Madiba

3. Mandela was for the people way before becoming a political leader.

Mandela was for the people way before becoming a political leader.

4. Mandela Takes London.

Mandela Takes London.

5. Mandela greets supporters after his release from prison.

Mandela greets supporters after his release from prison.

6. Mandela visting Martin Luther King’s memorial in Atlanta.

Mandela visting Martin Luther King’s memorial in Atlanta.

7. Nelson Mandela on the election trail.

Nelson Mandela on the election trail. Source:Getty

8. Mandela celebrates before his historic win in 1994.

Mandela celebrates before his historic win in 1994. Source:Getty

9. Nelson & Winnie Mandela in Rome.

Nelson & Winnie Mandela in Rome. Source:Getty

10. Mandela with his daughter Zindzi Mandela at her 1992 wedding in Soweto.

Mandela with his daughter Zindzi Mandela at her 1992 wedding in Soweto.

11. Mandela’s meet the Kennedy’s.

Mandela’s meet the Kennedy’s.

12. Mandela Gives A Powerful Speech After Being Released From Prison

Mandela Gives A Powerful Speech After Being Released From Prison

He did 27 years.

13. Baby Love.

Baby Love.

14. Mandela With Hilary Clinton.

Mandela With Hilary Clinton.

15. That revolutionary love.

That revolutionary love.

16. It never dies.

It never dies.

17. Madiba Loves The People.

Madiba Loves The People.

And the people love him back.

18. Always showing love.

Always showing love.
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