‘When an old man dies a library burns to the ground’ African proverb (Amadou Hampâté Bâ) En Afrique, quand un vieillard meurt, c’est une bibliothèque qui brûle.
This Day In History: December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president died at the age of 95. ‘When an old man dies a library burns to the ground’
More about Nelson Mandela What a legend! His spirit still lives on! (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013)
Credit: Nelson Mandela /Madiba