Item 0629 - Honorary Citizenship from the City of Ivrea

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0629


Honorary Citizenship from the City of Ivrea


  • 12 April 1989 (Creation)

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

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Award conferring honorary citizenship from Ivrea, Italy

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Cream coloured certificate with decorative, multi-coloured flower and vine bordering along left and top edges. Top of certificate has the coat of arms of Ivrea in black. Coat of Arms is also stamped, in black, near the bottom centre of the certificate. Certificate text is in Italian, in red and black, and reads:
Citta di Ivrea
Il Consiglio Comunalo
Riconosciuto l’alto valore
Etico e politico
Della lotta contro l’apartheid
Conferisce a
Nelson Mandela
La cittadinanza onoraria
Di Ivrea
Per l’impegno e il sacrificio personale
Nella lotta per la liberta
E l’uguaglianza
Del popolo sudafricano
Ivrea, li 12 aprile 1989
Il Sindaco
Roberto Aogu

English translation:
City of Ivrea
The Town Council
Recognized the high value
Ethical and political
The fight against apartheid
Nelson Mandela
The honorary citizenship
For the commitment and personal sacrifice
In the fight for freedom
And Equality
People of South Africa
Ivrea them April 12, 1989
The Mayor
Roberto Aogu

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0470

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