This is a better world we live in because of Nelson Mandela. The legendary revolutionary died on December 5 2013 at the age of 95.
Here are the reactions on Twitter you need to read:
Cape Town, South Africa and the South Atlantic calling to forever. pic.twitter.com/gf0eyi86AF
— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) May 9, 2013
Nelson Mandela was an inspiring example of resilience & grace. Diane & I send our deepest condolences to the people of South Africa.
— Deval Patrick (@MassGovernor) December 5, 2013
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) December 5, 2013
RIP Nelson Mandela, whose courage and character inspired South Africa and the world. My recent remarks on his legacy http://t.co/vRSgL6whZZ
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) December 5, 2013
— NASA (@NASA) December 5, 2013
My statement on the passing of a hero, President Mandela: http://t.co/ce8FyjCzN1
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) December 5, 2013
I will never forget my friend Madiba. pic.twitter.com/UX21ZZG7cg
— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) December 5, 2013
If anyone ever asks whether one person can change the world you can answer with a single word: Mandela
— Chris Dodd (@SenChrisDodd) December 5, 2013
I'm hearing about Nelson Mandela's death while on African soil in Oran, Algeria. Sending prayers to Mandela's family. pic.twitter.com/i5ONBP9Xez
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) December 5, 2013
I remember Soweto. Election day 1994. Standing in line with elderly South Africans voting for the first time in their lives. #Mandela
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela, rest in peace. What an unbelievable legacy…
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) December 5, 2013
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandela
— bob saget (@bobsaget) December 5, 2013
PM: A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time. I've asked for the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast
— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) December 5, 2013
So sad to hear about Nelson Mandela. Rest in peace.
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) December 5, 2013
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) December 5, 2013
President Obama - please attend Nelson Mandela's funeral on behalf of all of us.
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) December 5, 2013
Never met a better person in my life than Nelson Mandela. My sympathy to his family & his country.
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) December 5, 2013
— John Cusack (@johncusack) December 5, 2013
R.I.P Nelson Mandela
— RAEKWON (@Raekwon) December 5, 2013
Oh no. Just heard. Madiba dead. One of the greatest ever to share the planet with us. #mandela
— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) December 5, 2013
Sad to hear about the passing of Nelson Mandela - he was the greatest figure of the 21st century - a fascinating man pic.twitter.com/BoBD7jHU7i
— Larry King (@kingsthings) December 5, 2013
Today the world lost one it's greatest leaders. Rest in peace Mandela...
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) December 5, 2013