Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr. Full Name: Martin Luther King Jr.
Nationality: American

Profession: Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: A Baptist minister who helped lead the Civil Rights movement in America and helped organize the 1963 March on Washington where he delivered his "I have a dream" speech.

Recipient of the 1964 Nobel Peace prize, he was assassinated in 1968.

Born: January 15, 1929
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Died: April 4, 1968 (aged 39)
Cause of Death: Assassination

Married Life

  • 1953-06-18 Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26)

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