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Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia.
* He was a Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
* King advanced civil rights for people of color in the United States through nonviolence and civil disobedience.
* He was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize, which he was awarded in 1964.
* King is best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, which he delivered on August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
* He was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.
* King's legacy continues to inspire people around the world to fight for justice and equality.
* He is considered one of the most important figures in American history.
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