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Martin Luther King

Person  Male  Died 1969

Categories: Religion, Seriously Famous, Tragedy

Countries: USA

One of the world's most famous civil rights activists, A Baptist minister, he visited London in December 1964 on his way to Oslo to collect his Nobel Peace Prize. He stayed at the Hilton, spoke at St Pauls Cathedral and visited Parliament. He was assassinated in 1969. His assassin, James Earl Ray, was arrested at Heathrow Airport.

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