Nelson Mandela: His 5 Surprising Health Conditions

Nelson Mandela, the legendary South African former president, politician and activist, is back in the hospital in “serious but stable” condition, after once again suffering from an unspecified lung infection.

Unfortunately, this is not the only time the world leader, 94, has suffered from serious health problems over the years.

1985: Prostate Cancer

Mandela had surgery in 1985 for an enlarged prostate gland, and in 2001, he received treatment for prostate cancer.

1988: Tuburculosis