6th Dec // 2013 - This post is archived and may no longer be relevant
Nelson Mandela called Britain "the second headquarters of our movement." Today I remember his courage and those who sustained the movement
— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) December 6, 2013
Madiba's strength was in his compassion, moral courage and a wonderful ability to bring light into any situation http://t.co/UxWxoMjbBv
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) December 6, 2013
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.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) December 5, 2013
Our thoughts tonight are with the people of South Africa. Nelson Mandela's legacy will continue to burn brightly around the globe.
— Nick Clegg (@nick_clegg) December 5, 2013
RIP #NelsonMandela / #Madiba - the true inspiration.
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) December 5, 2013
I will never forget my friend Madiba. pic.twitter.com/UX21ZZG7cg
— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) December 5, 2013
Rest in peace, Mr. Mandela. Your legacy and strength will live on forever. - LR pic.twitter.com/pFzRMJlb0f
— Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) December 5, 2013
He was my hero, my friend, and also a companion to me in our fight for the people and for world peace.
— Pelé (@Pele) December 5, 2013
"Nelson Mandela is far from dead. He is infinite." - So true, what a guy. RIP x
— Ryan Fletcher (@LawsonRyan) December 6, 2013
— Frankie Boyle (@frankieboyle) December 5, 2013