12 July 1998
On 9 July 1998 President Nelson Mandela visited England. On 12 July 1998 he concluded his four-day visit to England by accompanying Queen Elizabeth II on a coach drive through the streets of London. In a BBC documentary, Mandela repeatedly referred to Queen Elizabeth II as "my friend, Elizabeth". In 2008 former South African President, Nelson Mandela met with Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace on June 25. He was accompanied by his wife, Graca, the couple were in England for Madiba's 90th birthday 46664 concert celebration read more. Visit our new feature: Nelson Mandela, celebrating 90 years.

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