Item 0576 - Honorary Citizenship from the City of Livorno

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ZA COM MR-T-0576

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Honorary Citizenship from the City of Livorno

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  • 18 July 1987 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 19/12/11

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Award conferring honorary citizenship of the City of Livorno, Italy

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Cream coloured certificate with multi-coloured vine and leaf border on top and left sides. Image of a castle appears also at the top, beneath the border. Certificate is written in Italian, in black, red, and green. Certificate translated by Luciana Duranti into English and reads:
In accordance with the decision of the City Council, Livorno confers the honorary citizenshipfor his high contribution to the cause of liberty to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, lawyer, founder of the League of Youth of the African National Congress, organiser of the Movement of the Anti-Apartheid Resistance, several times tried and condemned for his ideas in 1962 to forced labour and life in jail. City Hall 18 July 1987.
The Mayor
Signed by: Roberto Benvenuti

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0415

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