Coretta Scott King

1927 - 2006

Coretta Scott King

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. 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 3,566,829 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 170th most popular social activist.

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  • 36

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Among social activists, Coretta Scott King ranks 169 out of 426Before her are Campaspe, Billy Milligan, Guru Ram Das, Tiradentes, Susan B. Anthony, and Kittur Chennamma. After her are Bořivoj II, Duke of Bohemia, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Huda Sha'arawi, Isaeus, Andrés Bonifacio, and Unity Mitford.

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Among people born in 1927, Coretta Scott King ranks 94Before her are Dick Bruna, Marvin Harris, Jerry Stiller, Andy Williams, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, and Jupp Derwall. After her are Alfredo Kraus, Ken Russell, Robert Shaw, François Furet, Laura Betti, and Pierre Henry. Among people deceased in 2006, Coretta Scott King ranks 75Before her are Murray Bookchin, Betty Friedan, Jane Jacobs, Ryutaro Hashimoto, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, and Rudolf Vrba. After her are Ali Farka Touré, Mako, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Allan Kaprow, Telê Santana, and Richard Kuklinski.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Coretta Scott King ranks 1,867 out of 12,171Before her are Serena Williams (1981), Liv Tyler (1977), Michael Phelps (1985), Lester Young (1909), Frank Stella (1936), and Betty White (1922). After her are Paul L. Smith (1936), Ken Wilber (1949), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Shannen Doherty (1971), Lynne Cheney (1941), and Frederik Pohl (1919).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Coretta Scott King ranks 19Before her are Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Fred Phelps (1929), Jody Williams (1950), John Brown (1800), Frederick Douglass (1818), and Susan B. Anthony (1820). After her are Mickey Cohen (1913), W. E. B. Du Bois (1868), Gloria Steinem (1934), David Lane (1938), Terri Schiavo case (1963), and Russell Means (1939).

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