In honor of Mr. Mandela, Celebrity Digs HQ thought we'd show you the places he lived throughout his years as a public figure.
Photos: Soweto Heritage Trust
Mr. Mandela was subsequently arrested in 1962 and spent the next 27 years in prison. The first 18 were spent in the prison cell below on Robben Island, South Africa, where he performed hard labor in a lime quarry. He had the floor for his bed and a bucket for his toilet.
Photo: David Henderson
Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela! Happy Mandela Day too! More details on the Mandela Day Concert here.