Nelson Mandela 95th Birthday
A photo taken of Nelson Mandela in 1961 by photographer Eli Weinberg.
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader turned 95 today.
Mandela is spending his birthday at a hospital in Pretoria and has been there since June 8 when he was admitted with a recurring lung infection. The presidency has said his condition is “critical but stable” but has released few details of his illness.