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Martin Luther King (1929–1968)


Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin Luther King Sr., was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. His mother was a schoolteacher. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old. Two of his friends did not show up to play ball with him and ... See full bio »

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(age 39) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Article: "A Testament Of Hope", "Playboy" (USA), January 1989, p.130-132+341-342. See more »

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11 Biographical Movies | 20 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 20 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | Dr Martin Luther King | Dr. Martin Luther King | Rev. Martin Luther King

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5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live. See more »

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Grandfather of Yolanda Renee King. See more »

Nickname:

M.L.K.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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