(JOHANNESBURG) — Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59.
State tv South African Broadcasting Company has reported that Mandela died at a Johannesburg hospital early Monday morning.
She had been South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark since 2015.
The Mandelas’ daughter got here to worldwide prominence in 1985, when the white minority authorities provided to launch Nelson Mandela from jail if he denounced violence perpetrated by his motion, the Africa Nationwide Congress, towards apartheid, the brutal system of racial discrimination enforced in South Africa at the moment.
Zindzi Mandela learn his letter rejecting the supply at a packed public assembly that was broadcast all over the world.
She is survived by her husband and 4 youngsters.