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King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929–1968)

  1. Miles S. Mullin II

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0757

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

Mullin, M. S. 2011. King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929–1968). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

Abstract

Martin Luther King Jr., African American Baptist pastor, civil rights leader, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA in 1929.

Keywords:

  • African American Baptist pastor, civil rights leader;
  • Nobel peace prize recipient;
  • montgomery improvement association;
  • famous “letter from birmingham jail”