Google Doodle gets animated once again for the Birthday of Nelson Mandela globally. On 18th July 2014, global users of search giant can view this doodle on their homepage.
Nelson Mandela’s 96th Birthday Google doodle includes a play button, clicking on the button you can see a portrait of Mandela with his name written under it ,in blue background in middle of Google logo. Then Google will take you to some of the quotes said by the legend including
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion”
Google Doodle Katy Wu tells about his experience in building a doodle in tribute to Nelson Mandela in official Google Doodle page.
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918. After getting expelled from University of Fort Hare for participation in students strike, Mandela joined African National Congress in 1942 and worked for black equality.
It is the defiance campaign encouraging to break up racial separation in 1952 the first active and noticed incident under leadership of Mandela. After this, Mandela took leading role in many movements including the establishment of ANC guirrilla Wing. Mandela was a great politician who stood for society, a lawyer and activist.
Mandela was imprisoned many times in his life for activities he initiated for abolishing racial discrimination. It’s in 1994, Mandela elected as President of South Africa. Mandela was regarded to be one among the best president world have seen ever. He served as the President of South Africa till 1999.
Mandela, in his retired life also actively worked for peace, welfare of children and other social issues. For his active participation in supporting works for world peace Mandela was given Nobel Prize in 1993.
Some of the other honors Mandela got includes Sakharov Prize in 1988, In 1990 Bharat Ratna,also, a bronze statue of Mandela was unveiled on 6 December 2013 at Union Building. Many musicians payed tribute for him by composing songs including his activities for world. He was portrayed in many films many time including film in 2013 ‘Mandela:Long walk to Freedom’.
Mandela died on 5 December 2013, at the age of 96. Clicking on Google Doodle on Homepage on 18 July you will be directed to the search page for ‘Nelson Mandela’, which list every details including his life and works.