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Found 60 matches for 'Freedom of Cities'

Brent Council awarded Nelson Mandela the Freedom of the Borough in recognition of his lifelong connection with the borough. Mandela addressed the Willesden Trades Council in 1962.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Correspondence
Date: 24 June 2013
Place: Brent
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01686
The Freedom of the Metropolitan of Nelson Mandela Bay.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: media report
Date: 2010
City: Nelson Mandela Bay
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01300
Palestine Freedom of the City Key from Nablus honouring Mr Mandela for devoting himself to and defending oppressed peoples.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2009
Place: Palestinian National Authority Area
City: Nablus
Country: Israel
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01260
Freedom of the City of Tshwane.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2008
City: Tshwane
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01210
Freedom of the City of Bristol City Council.
Type: Civic honours and related
Source: Correspondence
Date: 2006
City: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01471
Honorary Freedom of the City of Salford.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection; website Salford City Council
Date: 30 November 2005
City: Salford
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01205
Honorary Freedom of the City of Johannesburg conferred to Mr Mandela at a ceremony in Orlando, Soweto
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Johannesburg City website; NMF Awards Collection
Date: 23 July 2004
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00367
Honorary Freeman of the City of Leeds as part of the celebrations marking the seventh anniversary of the end of apartheid. Mandela also rededicated the city's Mandela Garden, which first opened in 1983 in support of South Africa's struggle for equality.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 30 April 2001
City: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00370
Freedom of the City of Baton Rouge in the USA.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 11 May 2000
City: Baton Rouge
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Notes: A framed 'golden' key with a plaque enscribed with: Presented to the Honorable Nelson Mandela By Mayor-President Tom Ed McHugh and Lori Burgess and her fellow members of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Council
Reference ID: T01516
Freedom of the City of Lydenburg.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 3 November 1999
City: Lydenburg
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00375
Freedom of the Lekoa-Vaal Metropolitan Council, South Africa.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Date: 1 May 1999
City: Vereeniging
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00371
Freedom of the City of Durban.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Speeches Database
Date: 16 April 1999
City: Durban
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00355
Freedom of the City of Ushuaia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 23 July 1998
City: Ushuaia
Country: Argentina
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T01027
Freedom of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President, NMF Speeches Database
Date: 22 July 1998
City: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00348
Freedom of the City and County of Cardiff
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC web site; List from the Office of the President
Date: 16 June 1998
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00351
Freedom of the City of Cape Town
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection, List from the Office of the President
Date: 27 November 1997
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00350
Freedom of the City of Edinburgh.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website; List from the Office of the President
Date: 27 October 1997
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00356
Freedom of the City of Oxford.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President; ANC website
Date: 11 July 1997
City: Oxford
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00379
Freedom of the City of Boksburg.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President; NMF Awards Collection, NMF Speeches Database
Date: 26 June 1997
City: Boksburg
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00349
Freedom of the City of Bloemfontein.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President; ANC web site
Date: 16 May 1997
City: Bloemfontein
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00347
Freedom of the City of Pietermaritzburg from the Msunduzi Transitional Council.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 25 April 1997
City: Pietermaritzburg
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00382
Honorary Freedom of the City of Howick from the Howick Transitional Council.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 12 December 1996
City: Howick
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00364
Freedom of the City of Heidelberg.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection, NMF Awards Collection
Date: 29 November 1996
City: Heidelberg
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00363
Freedom of the City of London.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: South African High Commission, UK; NMF Awards Collection
Date: 10 July 1996
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00373
Honorary Freedom of the City of Grahamstown conferred by the Transitional Local Council
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 16 May 1996
City: Grahamstown
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00359
Freedom of the City of Uitenhage
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Speeches Database
Date: 14 September 1995
City: Uitenhage
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00388
Freedom of the city of Paarl.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 25 July 1995
City: Paarl
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00380
Honorary Burgess of the City of Dundee.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 9 October 1993
City: Dundee
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00354
Honorary Freeman of Kingston Upon Hull (usually referred to as Hull).
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 6 October 1993
City: Kingston upon Hull
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00368
The ANC Beaufort West Branch presents President Mandela with the Honorary Freedom of Beaufort West on behalf of themselves and the Mass Democratic Movement.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMG Awards Collection
Date: 11 September 1993
City: Beaufort West
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01125
Mandela received the Key to the City of Chicago during his visit on 14 July 1993 as well as a resolution from the City Council paying tribute to the contributions of Nelson Mandela to freedom and racial harmony.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection, NMF Awards Collection
Date: 14 July 1993
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T00352
Presented the Liberty Bell, symbol of freedom by the Mayor, Edward G Rendell of Philadelphia
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website; Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: 3 July 1993
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T00381
Honorary Freedom of the City of Sheffield Metropolitan District.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 13 February 1993
City: Sheffield
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00384
Freedom of select Cities and Boroughs in the United Kindom with 9 signatories in support of his resistance to Apartheid.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1993
City: various
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01202
Honorary Freedom of the Town of Umzimkhulu.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1 May 1992
City: Umzimkhulu
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00387
Honorary Freeman of the City of Melbourne.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 19 October 1990
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Continent: Australia and Oceania
Reference ID: T00727
Nelson Mandela was made Freeman of Listowel in County Kerry
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: RTE archives facebook tweet
Date: 1990
City: Listowel
Country: Ireland
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01858
Freedom of the City of Lusaka, Zambia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: South African Press Association
Date: 1 March 1990
City: Lusaka
Country: Zambia
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00374
Key of the City of Enugu State, Nigeria
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum
Date: 1990
City: Enugu
Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00357
Honorary Freedom of the City of KweKwe, received by Oliver Tambo on Mandela's behalf.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 15 April 1989
City: KweKwe
Country: Zimbabwe
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00369
Freedom of the Town of Tongaat. Initially granted in 1989. The silver award was presented by Tongaat Civic Association on their 25 anniversary on 21 October 1994.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Gifts Collection
Date: 1989
City: Tongaat
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00386
Freedom of the City of Dublin. This award acknowledges the contribution of certain people to the life of the city. It also bestows honour to important visitors to Dublin.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Dublin City Council website
Date: 18 July 1988
City: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00353
Freedom of the City of Sydney. Nelson Mandela was the first person to receive this award.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 8 January 1987
City: Sydney
Country: Australia
Continent: Australia and Oceania
Reference ID: T00385
Honorary Freeman of the City of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in recognition of his services to the cause of freedom.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Newscastle Government website; NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2 April 1986
City: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00378
Freedom of the Borough of Islwyn, Wales. The borough was abolished in 1996, when its area became part of Caerphilly County Borough.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website; Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: 1986
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00366
Honorary Freeman of the District of Midlothian, Glasgow.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 19 September 1985
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00377
Freedom of the City of Rio de Janeiro.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: October 1985
City: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00383
Free Burgess and Guild Brother of the City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection; Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: 29 November 1984
City: Aberdeen
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00345
Freedom of the City of Liverpool.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Presidential Gifts List
Date: 1 July 1984
City: Liverpool
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00372
Freedom of the City of Wijnegem.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website
Date: 1984
City: Wijnegem
Country: Belgium
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00389
Honorary Freedom of the City of Wijnegen in Belgium.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: IDAF exhibition
Date: 1984
City: Wijnegen
Country: Belgium
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01527
Freedom of the London Borough of Greenwich in appreciation of his service to Greenwich and his contribution to world peace. Agreed by special resolution in 1983, sealed in 1993 and re-affirmed in 2012.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 20 July 1983, reconfirmed in 2012
Place: Greenwich
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Notes: The Honorary Freedom was reaffirmed by Special Resolution on 13 March 2012.
Reference ID: T00360
Freedom of the City of Glasgow. The Scroll was accepted on behalf of Mandela by Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr Ekwueme (Alex). Presented by Lord Provost Mr Michael Kelly. The scroll, known as the Burgess Ticket, was to be kept in Government House, Lagos and "when M gains M's freedom in I hope, the not too distant future, he will be able to come to Lagos to receive it"
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection; Nelson Mandela's prison desk calendars
Date: 4 August 1981
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00358
Freedom of the City of Gweru, Zimbabwe.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Media reports
Date: 1981
City: Gweru
Country: Zimbabwe
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00361
Freedom of the City of Atlanta, Georgia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Gifts Collection
Date: unknown
City: Atlanta
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T00668
Freedom of the City of Swellendam, South Africa.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: unknown
City: Swellendam
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00807
Golden key in a velvet box from the City of Libreville.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: unknown
City: Libreville
Country: Gabon
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00781
Golden Key of the City of Oakland presented by Mayor Lionel J Wilson
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: unknown
City: Oakland
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T01149
Honorary Freedom of the City of Omagh in Northern Ireland by the Omagh District Council.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: unknown
City: Omagh
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Notes: The shield of the city of Omagh affixed to a brown plaque.
Reference ID: T01513
Wooden Coat of Arms and official guide book from the City of Barrow-in-Furness
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: unknown
City: Barrow-in-Furness
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00854

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