Some of our favorite Mandela moments, in gifs of course


President Mandela celebrates the signing of South Africa's new constitution, on Dec. 10, 1996, in Sharpville stadium. The constitution is considered one of the most progressive in the world.




1. The time he met Michael Jackson



2. The time he busted his signature dance move



3. The time he got up close and personal with Yasser Arafat



4. The time his face lit up Times Square



5. The time the Dalai Lama showered him in admiration



6. The time he ate cake with this little boy



7. The time he cracked up Oprah and her audience



8. The time he presented the Rugby World Cup trophy to the winning South African national team


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