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1999: Nelson Mandela Retires

On June 16, 1999, Nelson Mandela stepped down from the Presidency of South Africa. He was replaced by Thabo Mbeki, the new leader of the African National Congress. The ANC had won parliametary elections on June 2. (History Central)

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