Winnie Madikizela-Mandela facts for kids
|Member of South-African Parliament|
|First Lady of South Africa|
|Preceded by||Marike de Klerk|
|Succeeded by||Graça Machel|
|Deputy Minister of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology|
|Preceded by||none (position established)|
|Succeeded by||Pallo Jordan (Arts and Culture), Derek Hanekom (Science and Technology)|
Nomzamo Winfreda Zanyiwe Madikizela
26 September 1936
Bizana, Pondoland, Transkei, South Africa
|Spouse(s)||Nelson Mandela (1958–1996; divorced; 2 children)|
|Children||Zenani (b. 1959)
Zindziwa (b. 1960)
|Alma mater||University of South Africa|
|Profession||Social worker, politician|
Winnie Madikizela–Mandela (born Nomzamo Winfreda Zanyiwe Madikizela; 26 September 1936) is a South African politician. She has held several government positions and headed the African National Congress Women's League. She is a member of the ANC's National Executive Committee. Mandela was married to President of South Africa Nelson Mandela.
Nomzamo Winfreda Zanyiwe Madikizela was born on 26 September 1936 in Bizana, Pondoland, Transkei, South Africa. She studied at the University of South Africa. Madikizela was married to Nelson Mandela from 1958 until they divorced in 1996. They had two children.
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