Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994, serving until 1999. He won a noble peace award. He got expelled after joining a student protest. He was also a political leader.
He led a nonviolent protest and he said that he wanted to fill up the jails with this protest. Martin wanted to make a point and show other people that we are all equal
Mahatma Gandhi led India to its independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom. he wanted to this with out using violence he believed that violence wasn't the answer. He did this against Brittan's rules.