Nelson Mandela: former president of South Africa, influential public figure and human rights activist.
46664 artists pose with Nelson Mandela at a photocall ahead of tonight's "46664 Arctic" concert, at the Rica Hotel on June 11, 2005 in Tromso, Norway.
Nelson Mandela takes the stage during "Live 8 Johannesburg" at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newton, on July 2, 2005 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Nelson Mandela attends a VIP reception launching the December 2 publication of coffee table book "46664 The Concert" at The Dorchester Hotel on November 25, 2004 in London.
Nelson Mandela smiles during his tribute at the Nelson Mandela Tribute Luncheon for World Reconciliation Day September 8, 2000 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Nelson Mandela makes his way out of the Robben Island prison courtyard after a press conference on Robben Island where he was impisoned for 18 years.
Nelson Mandela outside his former prison cell attends a press conference for "46664 - Give One Minute of Your Life to AIDS."
Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd after speaking at the Colonial Stadium for the World Reconciliation Day Concert September 8, 2000 in Melbourne.
Nelson Mandela makes a speech at the "46664 - Give One Minute of Your Life to AIDS" concert at Greenpoint Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa.
Nelson Mandela is reunited with The Elders, from L-R Graca Machel, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter, Mary Robinson, Kofi Annan, Gro Brundtland, Martti Ahtisaari, Ela Bhatt, Lakhdar Brahimi and Nelson Mandela .
Nelson Mandela speaks during the World Reconciliation Day Concert at the Colonial Stadium September 8, 2000 in Melbourne, Australia.
Nelson Mandela speaks on stage at the "46664 Arctic" concert, at Fyllingen on June 11, 2005 in Tromso, Norway.
Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd as he comes on stage to speak at the World Reconciliation Day Concert, at the Colonial Stadium September 8, 2000 in Melbourne, Australia.