Martin Luther King Jr was an American civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Baptist minister. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential figures of the 20th century and is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and worldwide, through nonviolent means.
His birthday, January 15, has been designated as a national holiday in the United States and many countries around the world.
Martin Luther King Jr. Biography
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Baptist minister who was born and brought up in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born to Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He was the eldest of three children and attended public schools in Atlanta.[Read more…] about Martin Luther King Jr. Bio, Death, Age, Height, High School, Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Hospital and Net Worth