Who is Desmond Tutu?

  • (noun): South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931).
    Synonyms: Tutu

Desmond Tutu

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Desmond Tutu
Reference style Archbishop
Spoken style Your Grace
Religious style The Most Reverend

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black South African Archbishop of Cape Town and primate of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (now the Anglican Church of Southern Africa).

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Desmond Tutu - Writings
... Tutu is the author of seven collections of sermons and other writings Crying in the Wilderness, Eerdmans, 1982 ... ISBN 978-0-620-06776-8 The Words of Desmond Tutu, Newmarket, 1989 ... ASIN B000K5WB02 The Essential Desmond Tutu, David Phillips Publishers, 1997 ...
Desmond Tutu/Archive (2006) - Honours
... See also List of honours for Desmond Tutu On 16 October 1984, the then Bishop Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize ... In 1987 Tutu was awarded the Pacem in Terris Award ... In June 1999, Tutu was invited to give the annual Wilberforce Lecture in Kingston upon Hull, commemorating the life and achievements of the anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce ...
The Elders (organization) - Work - Geographically-focused Initiatives - Cyprus
... Desmond Tutu said that "These opportunities don't come around very often" ... Elders Jimmy Carter, Lakhdar Brahimi and Desmond Tutu met political leaders, civil society representatives and young people from both communities ... In December 2009, Elders Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter and Lakhdar Brahimi returned to Cyprus ...
Desmond Tutu/Archive (2006) - Role Since Apartheid - Academic Role
... In 2000, he founded the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation to raise funds for the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town ... The following year he launched the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation USA, which is designed to work with universities nationwide to create leadership academies emphasising peace ... In 2001, the Desmond Tutu Educational Trust, with funding from the W.K ...
List Of Haplogroups Of Historical And Famous Figures - Y-DNA - Figures From Popular Culture - Desmond Tutu
... Desmond Tutu, South African activist and Christian cleric, according to a study on Southern African genetics belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup E1b1a1g ...

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    I am fifty-two years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute—a white skin.
    Desmond Tutu (b. 1931)