Roger Ebert

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

On 5 December 2013, the world mourned the death of Nelson Mandela. Passing away at the age of 95, Mandela is best known for his leadership role in the movement to end apartheid in South Africa. To look back on his influential life, The Times highlights his role as an activist, political prisoner and presidential candidate, as well as the final years of his life through a set of heavy hearted but striking images.