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Martin Luther King / Photo / 1961
King, Martin Luther; US religious leader and leader of the African American civil rights movement; Atlanta (Ga.) 15.1.1929
– (assassinated) Memphis (Tenn.) 4.4.1968.

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Martin Luther King
On 14th October 1964, Pastor Martin Luther King received the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in the United States. Martin Luther King was assassinated almost 4 years later, on 4th April 1968, by James Earl Ray, a white American fugitive and felon.