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Irish rock star Bono and former South African (Credit: AP)

Irish rock star Bono and former South African President Nelson Mandela pose after meeting at Mandela's residence at Houghton in Johannesburg. (May 25, 2002)

Celebrities with Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, also known as Madiba, takes photos with: Oprah Winfrey, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Will Smith, Pope John Paull II, Bono, Naomi Campbell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore, Gordon Ramsey, Hillary Clinton, Pele, Fidel Castro and the Dalai Lama.

South African President Nelson Mandela, left, stands with
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South African President Nelson Mandela, left, stands with American pop singer Michael Jackson at a news conference in Cape Town where Jackson announced dates for two concerts in June of which profits will go to various funds including the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. (March 23, 1999)

Nelson Mandela, left, speaking as Will Smith, second
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Nelson Mandela, left, speaking as Will Smith, second from left, Annie Lennox, center, and Jada Pinket Smith, right, look on at the 46664 charity concert in honor of Mandela's upcoming 90th birthday in London. (June 27, 2008)

Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, right,
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Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, right, speaks during a press conference alongside British model Naomi Campbell in Barcelona, Spain, before the 'Frock and Roll' benefit concert to raise money for the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. (July 30, 2001)

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and American talk show host Oprah Winfrey participate in a ground breaking ceremony for the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Meyerton, South Africa. (Dec. 6, 2002)

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, kissing
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, kissing singer Beyonce Knowles, at the Nelson Mandela AIDS Benefit Concert in Cape Town, South Africa. (Nov. 29, 2003)

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, from left,
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, from left, with singer Beyonce Knowles and British singer Annie Lennox on Robben Island in Cape Town, South Africa. (Nov, 28, 2003)

From left, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, David Dinkins
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From left, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, David Dinkins and Al Gore in New York on July 15, 1992.

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and former South
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Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and former South African President Nelson Mandela take part in a ceremony, marking the start of construction of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg. (Dec. 6, 2002)

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Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay, right, meets Nelson Mandela
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Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay, right, meets Nelson Mandela during a lunch to Benefit the Mandela Children's Foundation as part of the celebrations of the opening of the new One&Only Cape Town resort in Cape Town, South Africa. (April 3, 2009)

Pope John Paul II, left, and South African
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Pope John Paul II, left, and South African President Nelson Mandela talking at the Presidential guest house in Pretoria. (Sept. 16, 1995)

Brazilian football legend, Pele, right, kisses former South
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Brazilian football legend, Pele, right, kisses former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. (July 17,2007)

Deputy president of the African National Congress Nelson
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Deputy president of the African National Congress Nelson Mandela, right, meets with the Rev. Jesse Jackson during a reception for Mandela in London. (April 15, 1990)

Pope John Paul II, right, shakes hands with
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Pope John Paul II, right, shakes hands with Nelson Mandela, deputy leader of African National Congress, during a private audience at the Vatican in Rome. (June 15, 1990)

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African National Congress President Nelson Mandela and Cuban
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African National Congress President Nelson Mandela and Cuban President Fidel Castro during the Day of the Revolution celebration in Matanzas, Cuba. (July 27, 1991)

Nelson Mandela, president of the African National Congress,
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Nelson Mandela, president of the African National Congress, meets with President George Bush in the White House Oval Office in Washington, D.C. (Dec. 5, 1991)

President Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela listen during
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President Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela listen during Fourth of July ceremonies in Philadelphia during which Clinton presented the Philadelphia Liberty Medal to the African National Congress president and South African President F.W. de Klerk. (July 4, 1993)

Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, waves,
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Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, waves, along with South African President Nelson Mandela, to the people during offical reception at the presidential office in Cape Town. (Aug. 22, 1996)

South African President Nelson Mandela, left, shows the
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South African President Nelson Mandela, left, shows the way to Diana, Princess of Wales, during a photocall in Cape Town. (March 17, 1997)

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Members of the British pop group the Spice
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Members of the British pop group the Spice Girls, left to right, Mel B, Mel C, Emma, Geri and Victoria, meet with Britain's Prince Charles, second right, and South African President Nelson Mandela, right, in Pretoria. (Nov. 1, 1997)

Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, and former South African President
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, and former South African President Nelson Mandela prepare to light a torch on Robben Island, off Cape Town, South Africa, to promote the Special Olympics on July 12, 2001.

Irish rock star Bono and former South African
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Irish rock star Bono and former South African President Nelson Mandela pose after meeting at Mandela's residence at Houghton in Johannesburg. (May 25, 2002)

First Lady Michelle Obama, center, accompanied by her
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First Lady Michelle Obama, center, accompanied by her daughters, Malia, left and Sasha, meet former South African President Nelson Mandela, at this home, in Houghton, South Africa. (June 21, 2011)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with former South Africa President Nelson Mandela, 94, at his home in Qunu, South Africa. (Aug. 6, 2012)

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