Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Died on Exact Date Her Brother Died 51 Years Ago

Zindzi Mandela has died - Sunday World

South African anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela‘s two children, Zindzi Mandela and Thembekile Mandela coincidentally died on same date.

Zindzi Mandela died at 59 on July 13 2020 while her elder brother, Thembekile died same 13th July 51 years ago.

The eldest son of Nelson Mandela, Madiba Thembekile, a.k.a Thembi died in a car accident on 13 July 1969, when Mandela was still in jail.

Thembekile was 24 years old at the time, having been born on 23 February 1945.

Zindzi, former ambassador to Denmark also died in the early hours of 13 July in Johannesburg.

The amazing coincidence was shared by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in a tweet on Monday.

To compound the July mystery, Nelson Mandela himself was born 18 July 1918.

The Mandela Legacy Foundation, speaking on behalf of the family, said memorial and funeral arrangements for Zindzi Mandela would be announced in the course of the week.