Martin Luther King Jr.

1929 - 1968

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Luther King Jr. has received more than 25,654,289 page views. His biography is available in 148 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular social activist.

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  • 148

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  • 5.67

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  • 7.52

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Among social activists, Martin Luther King Jr. ranks 9 out of 426Before him are Mahatma Gandhi, Malcolm X, Rosa Luxemburg, Jan Hus, Mother Teresa, and Henry Dunant. After him are Helen Keller, Guy Fawkes, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Claus von Stauffenberg, Jean-Paul Marat, and Rosa Parks.

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Among people born in 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. ranks 4Before him are Anne Frank, Audrey Hepburn, and Yasser Arafat. After him are Milan Kundera, Lev Yashin, Bud Spencer, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Jürgen Habermas, Grace Kelly, Sergio Leone, and Imre Kertész. Among people deceased in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. ranks 2Before him is Yuri Gagarin. After him are Marcel Duchamp, Helen Keller, John Steinbeck, Padre Pio, Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, Robert F. Kennedy, Lev Landau, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and Trygve Lie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Luther King Jr. ranks 33 out of 12,171Before him are Michael Jackson (1958), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Cher (1946), Henry Ford (1863), Clint Eastwood (1930), and Howard Hughes (1905). After him are Stanley Kubrick (1928), Al Pacino (1940), Marlon Brando (1924), Janis Joplin (1943), John Wilkes Booth (1838), and Wallis Simpson (1896).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Martin Luther King Jr. ranks 2Before him are Malcolm X (1925). After him are Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Angela Davis (1944), Sojourner Truth (1797), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Jane Addams (1860), Edward Snowden (1983), and Betty Ford (1918).

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