Mphakanyiswa Gadla In 1930, Henry Mandela, Mandela's father, passed away. His mother, Nonqaphi Fanny Nosekeni, passed away in 1968.
Mandela was married three times and fathered six children. Only two of his children make it to adulthood.
Children and wedlock
Mandela married Evelyn Ntoko Mase at the age of 26 in 1944. (1922-2004). Three of their four children sadly perished as a result of their connection.
Madiba Thembekile Mandela, also known as Thembi, was born in 1945 and was Mandela's first child. In 1969, while his father was incarcerated, Thembi perished in a car accident. Mandela was not permitted to attend his son's funeral.
Makaziwe (or Maki) Mandela, the second child of Nelson Mandela, died in infancy in 1948.Makgatho Lewanika Mandela, born in 1950, was the third child of Nelson Mandela and Evelyn Mase. In 2005, he died of an illness associated to HIV/AIDS.
Born in 1954, Pumla Makaziwe Mandela, also known as Maki and named after her younger sister, is their fourth and only surviving child.
The divorce between Mandela and Evelyn Mase occurred on March 19, 1958.On June 14, 1958, at age 40, Mandela wed Winnie (Winifred) Nomzamo Zanyiwe Madikizela, who was born in 1936.
Each of them has two daughters.
In 1959, Zenani Dlamini-Mandela was born.
Zindziswa Mandela, Nelson Mandela's youngest child, was born in 1960. On July 13, 2020, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Zindzi, as she was known, passed away.
On July 17, the day before her father's birthday, which is recognized globally as Mandela Day, she was interred close to her mother.
On March 19, 1996, Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela divorced.
Mandela wed Graca Machel, who was born in 1945, on his 80th birthday, July 18, 1998. Graca Machel was born in 1945. Machel is the widow of assassinated Mozambican President Samora Machel.
Nelson Mandela had 17 grandchildren, nine of whom were Evelyn Mase's and eight of whom were Winnie Madikizela's. Mandela's
Children of Evelyn Mase's grandchildren
1965-born Ndileka Mandela and 1968-born Nandi Mandela were Thembi Mandela's daughters (born in 1968).
Makgatho Mandela had four sons: Mandla Mandela (born in 1974), Ndaba Mandela (born in 1983), Mbuso Mandela (born in 1991), and Andile Mandela (born in 1994). (born in 1993).
Tukwini Mandela, born in 1974, Dumani Mandela, born in 1976, and Kweku Mandela, born in 1977, are the three children of Pumla Maki Mandela. (born in the year 1985)
Winnie Madikizela-grandchildren Mandela's
Zenani Dlamini-Mandela has four children: Zaziwe Manaway (born 1977), Zamaswazi Dlamini (born 1979), Zinhle Dlamini (born 1980), and Zozuko Dlamini (born 1980). (infant in 1992)
Zindzi Mandela has four children: Zoleka Mandela (born in 1980), Zondwa Mandela (born in 1985), Zindzi Mandela (born in 1985), Bambatha Mandela (born in 1989), and Zwelabo Mandela (born in 1989). (born in 1992).
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