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The National Order in the Class of Grand Gordon from the Republic of Burundi, on the occassion of Fifty Years of Independence.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2012
City: Bujumbura
Country: Burundi
Continent: Africa
Notes: The Oder consists of a Medal and a ceritificate
Reference ID: T01491
Order for Duty and Honour from the Russian Federation.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 18 April 2011
City: Moscow
Country: Russian Federation
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01449
The Order of the Aztec Eagle was presented to Mr Mandela by the Mexican Ambassador to South Africa on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of Mexico's Independence.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: September 2010
City: Mexico DF
Country: Mexico
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T01284
Order of the Starra Planini. Received by Achmat Dangor, CEO of Nelson Mandela Foundation from Ambassador Volodya Neykov on behalf of Nelson Mandela for his contribution to freedom and human rights, the fight against the regime of apartheid.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 7 July 2009
City: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00625
Congressional Medal of Achievement conferred on Mr Mandela from the Congress of the Republic of the Phillipines House of Representatives.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 25 March 2004
City: Manila
Country: Philippines
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T00525
Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of St John from Queen Elizabeth II.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2004
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00528
Order of Mapungubwe, Platinum. One of South Africa's National Orders. Awarded to Mandela for his exceptional and unequalled contribution to the liberation struggle, national reconciliation and nation-building in South Africa, and for his unwavering commitment to peace and justice in the world. Presented by President Thabo Mbeki. Mandela was the first recipient of the order in the Platinum class.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: South African Government Information Services; NMF Awards Collection and Digital Photograph Collection
Date: 10 December 2002
Place: Union Buildings
City: Pretoria
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00028
The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award, by George W Bush, Washington.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Media reports; ANC website
Date: 9 May 2002
City: Washington, DC
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T00270
The King Abdulaziz Order for his dedicated efforts, co-operation and outstanding work from the King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: February 2002
Country: Saoudi Arabia
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01603
The National Decoration of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Correspondence
Date: 2002
City: Tehran
Country: Iran
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01735
The National Order of the Lion of Malawi.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 2002
City: Blantyre
Country: Malawi
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00476
The Gandhi Peace Prize for 2000. India’s highest international civilian award awarded jointly to Mr Mandela and the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection, Mandela's Office Papers at the NMF
Date: 16 March 2001
Place: Presidential Palace
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Continent: Asia
Notes: The citation in printed on a silk scroll which is kept in a carved wooden box
Reference ID: T00186

Type: Civic honours and related
Source: Mandela's Office Papers at the NMF
Date: 3 May 2000
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01049
Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia, Canberra. Presented with the insignia of the order by Australian Prime Minister John Howard in Tshwane.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President; ANC website
Date: 9 June 1999
City: Canberra
Country: Australia
Continent: Australia and Oceania
Reference ID: T01042
Civil Order of the First Class from the Sultanate of Oman.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 6 April 1999
City: Muscat
Country: Oman
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01038
Knight of the Order of Golden Lion of House of Nassau from Luxembourg/the Netherlands.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 10 March 1999
Country: Luxembourg and the Netherlands
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00513
Order of Isabel the Catholic in the Class of Collar from the King of Spain.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 15 February 1999
City: Madrid
Country: Spain
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01037
The Cruz and Souza Medallion Award from the Govenrment of Brazil.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: January 1999
City: Brasilia
Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T01036
Order of Merit in the Class of Collar from the Government of Chile.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 12 November 1998
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T01033
Honorary Companion of the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada on behalf of the Queen. Highest honour bestowed by Canada. Mandela was the first foreigner to receive it.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: websites, media report
Date: 24 September 1998
Place: Rideau Hall
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T01022
Congressional Gold Medal, presented in Congress by Bill Clinton to Mandela.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 23 September 1998
City: Washington, DC
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Reference ID: T00524
Order of the Star of Jerusalem bestowed by Yasser Arafat.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 11 August 1998
City: Jerusalem
Country: Israel
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01028
Award of Honour from the Dominican Republic.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Lists of Presidential State Gifts
Date: 30 April 1998
City: Santo Domingo
Country: Dominican Republic
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00201
Companion of the Order of The Star of Ghana from the Government of Ghana.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: July 1998
City: Accra
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01025
Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav bestowed by the King of Norway.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 1998
City: Oslo
Country: Norway
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01023
The Collar of the Nile, the highest order in Egypt, from President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President ; ANC website
Date: 21 October 1997
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01007
Knight of the Royal Order of the Seraphim from Sweden.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: website
Date: 3 March 1997
City: Stockholm
Country: Sweden
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01019
Knight of the First degree, Knight Grand Cross in the Order of the Dutch Lion (Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw). Knighthood bestowed by the Queen of the Netherlands.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 23 September 1996
City: Soestdijk
Country: Netherlands
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00639
The Grand Cross of the National Order of the Lion presented to Mandela by the government of Senegal.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 11 July 1996
City: Dakar
Country: Senegal
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00715
Grand Cross of Merit Special Class from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 21 May 1996
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01110
Presidential Order of Botswana ("Naledi ya Botswana") from the President in recognition of outstanding statesmanship.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 23 April 1996
City: Gaborone
Country: Botswana
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00649
The 'Grande Croix - National Order' of the Government of Mali , Mali's highest decoration
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 29 February 1996
City: Bamako
Country: Mali
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00745
Order of the Elephant bestowed by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Apart from the regalia worn by the Knight, a shield carrying the name of the Knight is also placed in the Knights' Hall of the Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Correspondence
Date: 18 February 1996
City: Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00630
The Battle of Adwa and the Victory of Adwa Centenary Medal with the Royal Riband from the Crown Council of Ethiopia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Website of the organisation
Date: 1996
City: Addis Ababa
Country: Ethiopia
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00989
The Order of Prince Henry, a National Order of Knighthood from the Government of Portugal.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 26 November 1995
City: Lisbon
Country: Portugal
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00984
Knight Commander of the Most Courageous, Order of Lesotho for meritorious service from the Government of Lesotho.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 12 July 1995
City: Maseru
Country: Lesotho
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00740
The highest order of Japan, the Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum was presented to Mandela by Emperor Akihito at Akasaka Palace.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: media report
Date: 4 July 1995
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T01715
The Order of Merit , Honorary Member of the Order: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, O.M. By the British and Commonwealth Order by Queen Elizabeth II.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Correspondence
Date: 21 March 1995
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00629
The Order of the Liberator San Martin from the government of Argentina. This is the highest decoration awarded in Argentina.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: 24 February 1995
City: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00969
The Grand Cross of the National Order of the Legion of Honour from the Republic of France.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection ; List from the Office of the President
Date: 28 December 1994
City: Paris
Country: France
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00225
Medal of the Order of Francisco de Miranda First Class from the Government of Venezuela.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 5 October 1993
City: Caracas
Country: Venezuela
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T01152
Order of Liberty, a national medal, recognizing Mr Mandela's service towards the cause of democracy and freedom from the government of Portugal.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1993
City: Lisbon
Country: Portugal
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00659
The Highest Award of Nishan in the order of Pakistan from the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a decoration given to foreign nationals only.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website; NMF Awards Collection
Date: 3 October 1992
City: Islamabad
Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T00477
Recipient of the Great Alavi Medal from the King of Morocco.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 21 January 1992
City: Rejab
Country: Morocco
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01185
The Jose Marti Medal, the highest order from Cuban President Fidel Castro. When Nelson Mandela was released from prison, he made a point of visiting Cuba on July 26 for celebrations of the 38th anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Fidel Castro's Speech in the Database of the Latin American Network Information Centre
Date: 26 July 1991
City: Havana
Country: Cuba
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00244
Grand Officer in the Order of Rio Branco from the Federal Republic. The highest order granted by the Federal Government.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1 April 1991
City: Brasilia
Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00644
The 'Bharat Ratna' (Jewel of India) Award from the President of India. India's highest civilian honour. Certificate in Hindi: "I, the President of India, R Venkataram, present the honoured Bharat Ratna to you".
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 16 October 1990
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T00959
Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website
Date: 14 May 1990
City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00957
The Dr Antonio Agostinho Neto Order, the highest honour of the People's Republic of Angola.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website
Date: 12 May 1990
City: Luanda
Country: Angola
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00956
Award of 'The Order of the Torch of Kilimanjaro of the Second Class' from the Republic of Tanzania, by Prime Minister and First Vice-President Joseph Warioba in recognition of Mr Mandela's great and incomparable services to the people of South Africa, to the people of Africa and to the World.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Published Citation
Date: 7 March 1990
Country: Tanzania
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T01496
The Order for Peace and Friendship in the First Degree from the People’s Assembly of Mozambique, Resolution no. 5190, signed by President Marcelino Dos Santos and Chissano.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1990
City: Maputo
Country: Mozambique
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00724
The Star of the Republic of Indonesia from the Indonesian Government.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1990
City: Jakarta
Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T00660
The Order of Augusto Cesar Sandino Award bestowed by Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua.
Type: Civic honours and related
Source: ANC website
Date: 21 February 1989
City: Managua
Country: Nicaragua
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00953
Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero, the highest order of Panama
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 15 June 1988
City: Panama City
Country: Panama
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00703
The Order of Eduardo Mondlane First Class from the Government of Mozambique.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1988
City: Maputo
Country: Mozambique
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00760
Award of the Order "Star of International Friendship" in gold by the German Democratic Republic. The award was handed over to O.R. Tambo during a ceremony in Berlin.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: ANC website; Sechaba
Date: 27 August 1984
City: Berlin
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T00943
The Order of the Bay of Pigs (Playa Giron ) awarded by President Fidel Castro.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela's prison desk calendars; NMF Awards Collection
Date: 18 June 1984
City: Havana
Country: Cuba
Continent: South America
Reference ID: T00945
The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding from the Government of India. The presentation of the Award took place on 14 November 1980.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: NMF Awards Collection
Date: 1979
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Continent: Asia
Reference ID: T00693
Order of Merit from the Government of Ireland.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: List from the Office of the President
Date: unknown
City: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Continent: Europe
Reference ID: T01047
The "Grand Cordon" decoration of 7 November awarded by President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia.
Type: Civic Honours and related
Source: Nelson Mandela Museum Collection
Date: unknown
City: Tunis
Country: Tunisia
Continent: Africa
Reference ID: T00775

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