On this day in 1994 Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the president of South Africa.
Photos by TOM STODDART
Tom Stoddart Archive
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Lines of people wait in the dawn light to vote in the election
Supporters of the African National Congress (ANC) at a rally addressed by ANC leader Nelson Mandela
Two Supporters at an April 1994 ANC (African National Congress) rally in South Africa peer from behind a sign bearing the image of their President Nelson Mandela