A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.

Nelson Mandela died on 5th December, 2013. It was a day that shocked the whole world, and we saw events being organized like Nelson was the king – and he was, for many people who were inspired by his true and authentic personality that wanted to bring peace not only to Africa, but also the whole world.

We need more people like Nelson Mandela in our lives, to inspire and protect from poverty. This infographic looks back on Nelson’s life and some of the highlights about his public and private life.

You can read this biography on the official NelsonMandela.org page.

Did You Know These Things About Nelson Mandela [INFOGRAPHIC]