Item 1006 - Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Seoul National University

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-1006


Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Seoul National University


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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 13/12/11

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Honorary Doctor of Philosophy conferred upon Mr Mandela, Seoul National University, Korea

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Two certificates housed inside a large black velvet folder. Interior is lined with light blue fabric. Primary diploma, on right side, is in Korean. Taken out of folder for preservation. Certificate on left side is a translation of the primary diploma, and reads:
Seoul National University
Honorary Degree number 96
Nationality: Republic of South Africa
Name: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Date of Birth: July 18, 1918
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of human civilization, I, Dean of the Graduate School, recommend, on behalf of the Graduate School Committee, and in accordance with the regulations of the University, that the honorary degree of Doctor of philosophy be conferred upon Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, President of the Republic of South Africa.
Wanjin Kim, Ph.D.
Graduate School
Seoul National University
Upon the recommendation of the Graduate School and with the authority lawfully vested in me,
I, President of Seoul National University, confer upon
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
with all the rights, privileges and honors thereunto pertaining, on this Sixth Day of July, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety Five.
Soo Sung Lee, J.S.D.
Seoul National University
Ministry of Education Degree Registration No. (H.D.) 95 ( ) 58

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0498

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