Martin Luther King Jr

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Martin Luther King Jr

  1. 1. By Jane Smith <br />Martin Luther King Jr. <br />
  2. 2. Martin Luther King Jr. <br />Born January 15, 1929<br />Atlanta, Georgia<br />
  3. 3. Date of death: April 4, 1968 (aged 39) <br />Place of death: Memphis, Tennessee,UnitedStates‘<br />Movement: African-American Civil Rights Movement and Peace movement<br />Martin Luther King Jr. <br />
  4. 4. Major organizations: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)<br />Notable prizes: Nobel Peace Prize (1964)Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977, posthumous)Congressional Gold Medal (2004, posthumous) Major monuments: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial (planned) <br />Alma mater: Morehouse CollegeCrozer Theological SeminaryBoston University<br />Religion: Baptist<br />Influences Jesus, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Benjamin Mays, Hosea Williams, Bayard Rustin, Henry David Thoreau, Howard Thurman, Leo Tolstoy<br />Martin Luther King Jr. <br />

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