Insurgent is close to the correct definition. To be more precise, he was a terrorist! For those of you here to young to remember (which are probably most of you) Mandela was noted for putting necklaces on people he didn't like. These weren't gold, they were old tires forced over the head and pinning the arms tightly to the body,then filling the tire with gasoline and igniting it. A particularly nasty, excruciatingly painful way to die.
He is certainly NOT my hero.
Lady Thatcher is!