Item 1219 - Honorary Citizenship of the City of Heidelberg

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-1219


Honorary Citizenship of the City of Heidelberg


  • 29 November 1996 (Creation)

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

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Award conferring Honorary Citizenship of Heidelberg upon Mr Mandela by the Heiderberg Town Council, South Africa

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White certificate with red, gold, and blue matting, taken out of frame for preservation. Certificate center has light blue "Heidelberg" background. Certificate has the image of a yellow and orange coat of arms (two lions). Red "Seal of the Municipality of Heidelberg 1908" is affixed to lower right corner. Certificate text, in black and yellow, reads:
The Heidelberg Town Council
the long history of working to achieve full democracy in South Africa;
President Nelson Mandela's personal walk to freedom; his leadership role in uniting this rainbow nation; motivating fellow citizens; working towards reconstruction and the development of this great country; offering his hand of friendship and reconciliation to all;
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The Heidelberg Town Council, representing residents of this town with its long history of being home to diverse groups, in recognition of the invaluable role he has played.
Honorary Citizenship of Heidelberg to Nelson R Mandela
Signed by: Cllr LC Deysel; Alderman JC Jonck; Cllr PJD Kotze; Cllr ME Macu; Cllr M Matlala; Mayor Cllr Ms BJ Mofokeng-Modisakeng; Cllr AJ Mbhele; Cllr SA Mkize; Cllr OJ Nkosi; Cllr Adv SJ Ross; Chief Executive HG Heymann
29 November 1996

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0338

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