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14th DALAI LAMA

14th Dalai Lama, also called Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, Bstan-’dzin-rgya-mtsho, or Tenzin Gyatso, original name Lhamo Dhondup, (born 6 July 1935, Tibet)   The Dalai Lama is the title for a Tibetan Budhhist monk who has advanced spiritually and has returned to the world after death driven by compassion. The 14th Dalai Lama …

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ROSA PARKS

Rosa Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley, (born 4 February 1913, Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.—died 24 October 2005, Detroit, Michigan)   Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist and a seamstress who is revered as the ‘Mother of the Black Civil Rights Movement’. She is well known as the one-woman protester who refused to give up …

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NELSON MANDELA

Nelson Mandela , Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, byname Madiba, (born 18 July 1918, Mvezo, South Africa—died 5 December 2013, Johannesburg)   Nelson Mandela was a Black Nationalist and the first Black president of South Africa (1994 – 99). He helped end the apartheid system of racial segregation and led the country to a multiracial democracy. In …

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