Nelson Mandela has died at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa aged 95. The anti-apartheid icon died at 12:50pm EST surrounded by close family. Mandela's death came nearly five months after he was admitted to hospital with a lung infection. Read more >>
If you describe someone or something as a colossus, you think that they are extremely important and great in ability or size. • She has been described as the creative colossus of the literary world.