The Twittersphere quickly showed its sympathy by paying tribute, with Prime Minister David Cameron declaring the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast.
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
I will never forget my friend Madiba. pic.twitter.com/UX21ZZG7cg— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) December 5, 2013
Oh no. Just heard. Madiba dead. One of the greatest ever to share the planet with us. #mandela— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) December 5, 2013
An true hero and icon. We take a look at his life in pictures.
The world has lost the global hero of our age. Nelson Mandela showed us the true meaning of courage, hope, and reconciliation.— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) December 5, 2013
We take a look at Nelson Mandela's life in pictures...
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