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Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Name: Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Born: 01/15/1929
  • Died: 04/04/1968 (39 years old)
  • Occupation: Minister, activist
  • Known for: Civil rights movement, Peace movement

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929– April 4, 1968) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Birth Name: Michael King Jr.

Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal

Alias: Michael King Jr.

Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Death Place: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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