Nelson Mandela: See photos of the South African leader

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa, is remembered around the world as a leader of the anti-apartheid movement and as a civil rights hero.

Born on July 18, 1918, Mandela lived to be 95 years old. He died in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 5, 2013.

Here are some moments of Mandela’s life, from his visits to New York City to his campaign for South African president.

Nicole Brown