Martin Luther King Jr Biography, Birthday & Nationality

Martin Luther King Jr 15/01/1929   -   04/04/1968

Martin Luther King Jr Introduction:

Martin Luther King Jr. was a prominent leader of civil rights movement in the US. This biography profiles his childhood, family, life, career, achievements and timeline.

Martin Luther King Jr Biography, Awards, Facts and Family

  • Famous: Black Leaders
  • Died At Age: 39
  • Sun Sign: Capricorn
  • Also Known As: Michael King Jr.
  • Born In: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
  • Political Ideology: Peace Movement, African-American Civil Rights Movement
  • Spouse/Ex-: Coretta Scott King (1953–1968)
  • Father: Martin Luther King Sr.
  • Mother: Alberta Williams King
  • Siblings: Alfred Daniel Williams King, Willie Christine King
  • Children:
    1. Bernice Albertine King (b.1963)
    2. Dexter Scott King (b.1961)
    3. Martin Luther King III (b.1957)
    4. Yolanda Denise-King (1955–2007)
  • Died On: April 4, 1968
  • Place Of Death: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
  • City: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Cause Of Death: Assassination
  • U.S. State: Georgia, African-American From Georgia
  • Personality: INFJ
  • Founder/Co-Founder: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
  • Education:
    1. Boston University (1954 – 1955)
    2. Crozer Theological Seminary (1948 – 1951)
    3. Morehouse College (1948)
    4. Washington High School
  • Awards: 1964 - Nobel Peace Prize 1965 - Spingarn Medal From The NAACP 1977 - Presidential Medal Of Freedom
  • 2004 - Congressional Gold Medal 1959 - Anisfield-Wolf Book Award For His Book Stride Toward Freedom 1966 - Margaret Sanger Award For His Courageous Resistance To Bigotry And His Lifelong Dedication To The Advancement Of Social Justice And Human Dignity.:
  • Bio: Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Prominent Leader Of Civil Rights Movement In The US. This Biography Profiles His Childhood, Family, Life, Career, Achievements And Timeline.