Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid.

person, actor, The Leader, bishop, anglican, writer, archbishop, religious leader, Libra person, male person, academic, activist, award winner

male , Xhosa
the 7th of October
1931 , October 1931 , October 7th 1931 , Africa , South Africa ,  …
Chair of
The Elders
Convicted for
a crime
King's College London , University of North Carolina
Featured in
Climate Refugees
south african
priest , archbishop , Activist , Activist
master's degree
"You must show the world that you abhor fighting." , "When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land." , "When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens." , "What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?" , "We would like to see you departing peacefully." ,  …
Starred in
Motherland , Our Story Our Voice , Facing the Truth
New Internationalist
Went to
the United Kingdom , London , South Africa , Sudan , Illinois ,  …
Nobel Peace Prize , Presidential Medal of Freedom

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