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Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu dies at the age of 90

As of: December 26th, 2021 8:20 am

South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has died at the age of 90. Together with Nelson Mandela, he had fought for an end to apartheid and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for this.

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu died at the age of 90. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa. He expresses “on behalf of all South Africans his deep sorrow over death” tutus.

Tutu was the first black Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg and was named Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Town on September 7, 1986. Together with Nelson Mandela, he campaigned for an end to apartheid in South Africa and took the leading role in this struggle after Mandela was imprisoned in 1964. Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his commitment.

During his later career, Tutu campaigned for human rights and against discrimination.

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