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Coretta Scott King

1927 - 2006

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Coretta Scott King (née Scott; April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. As an advocate for African-American equality, she was a leader for the civil rights movement in the 1960s. King was also a singer who often incorporated music into her civil rights work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Coretta Scott King has received more than 4,696,814 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Coretta Scott King is the 245th most popular social activist (down from 208th in 2019), the 2,885th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,419th in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Coretta Scott King ranks 245 out of 538Before her are Juliana of Stolberg, Vera Figner, David Riazanov, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Tuvia Bielski, and Sheikh Said. After her are Marsha P. Johnson, Itagaki Taisuke, Alexander Antonov, Ludolf von Alvensleben, Feodosia Morozova, and George Lincoln Rockwell.

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Among people born in 1927, Coretta Scott King ranks 127Before her are Raymond Chow, Gerry Mulligan, Jorge Batlle, Carlos José Castilho, Laura Betti, and Hans Schäfer. After her are Bernard Vukas, Vladimir Ilyushin, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Al Martino, Patti Page, and Paul Volcker. Among people deceased in 2006, Coretta Scott King ranks 110Before her are Elias Hrawi, Anna Moffo, Alexander Zinoviev, Lee Jong-wook, Red Buttons, and Marek Grechuta. After her are Basil Poledouris, Jerry Brudos, June Allyson, Alberto Spencer, Angelica Rozeanu, and Iva Toguri D'Aquino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Coretta Scott King ranks 2,885 out of 18,182Before her are Stanley Schachter (1922), Jesse Douglas (1897), KRS-One (1965), Richard Ford (1944), Bobby Riggs (1918), and Marc Jacobs (1963). After her are Ralph Craig (1889), Delbert Mann (1920), Sam Giancana (1908), Robert Morris (1931), Pink (1979), and Marsha P. Johnson (1945).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Coretta Scott King ranks 26Before her are Gloria Steinem (1934), Sojourner Truth (1797), Mickey Cohen (1913), David Lane (1938), Billy Milligan (1955), and Abbie Hoffman (1936). After her are Marsha P. Johnson (1945), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Jesse Jackson (1941), Clara Barton (1821), Russell Means (1939), and Emmett Till (1941).