Item 1714 - Honorary doctorate from the Karolinska Institute

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-1714


Honorary doctorate from the Karolinska Institute


  • 13 May 2005 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/12/11

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Honorary doctorate conferred by the Karolinska Institute (medical university) to Mr Mandela, Sweden

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Cream-coloured certificate with red and black writing. Karolinska Institutet seal on bottom of certificate. Certificate written in Swedish. Housed in a papyrus-coloured tube with red accents.

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Karolinska Institutet
har denna dag forrattat promotion
och utser harmed
Nelson Mandela
Medicine Heders-Doktor
Stockholm den
13 maj 2005
Signed Dekanus and Universitetsdirektor

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0201

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