The first black South African Archbishop of Cape Town who valiantly fought against apartheid.
He was a school teacher but resigned when the Bantu Education Act was passed.
He won many peace prizes, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
Married Nomalizo Leah Shenxane in 1955.
He received the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize in 2005.
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