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Martin Luther King Jr
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Martin Luther King Jr
Activist

Birthday

: 15 January 1929

Birthplace

: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Sign

: Capricorn

Died

: 04 April 1968

Lived

: 39 years

 Wiki   


  • Martin Luther King was a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement

Height


How tall was Martin Luther King Jr?169 cm / 5 ft 7 in
Born:15 January 1929
When did Martin Luther King Jr die? / Died04 April 1968
How many years did Martin Luther King Jr live? / Lived39 years
Where was Martin Luther King Jr born?Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Where did Martin Luther King Jr die? / Deathplace Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Nicknames:MLK
Zodiac sign:Capricorn
Nationality:American
Hair color:Black
Eyes color:Black



 Who was Martin Luther King Jr? / Facts   


  • He is well known for his speech "I Have A Dream" (1963, during the March on Washington), being recognized as one of the greatest orators in US
  • He won many awards: Nobel Peace Prize (1964 - for fighting racial inequality through nonviolent resistance), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977), Grammy Hall of Fame (2012), Time's Person of the Year (1963)
  • He fought for civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience, according to Christian beliefs
  • He organized lots of boycotts and protests
  • He was assassinated in 1968, April 4th, in Memphis, Tennessee, as he planned to occupy Washington, D.C., his movement being called "The Poor People's Campaign"
  • The essay "Civil Disobedience" writtem by Henry David Thoreau reaaly changed him

 Education   


  • David T. Howard Elementary
  • Booker T. Washington High School
  • Atlanta's Morehouse College
  • Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania and Boston University
  • Boston University

 Quotes


  • Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
  • We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
  • The time is always right to do what is right.
  • Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?
  • I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
  • The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
  • Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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