Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
By: Noah Fredericksen
Martin Luther King Jr.
-In 1964 MLK got the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 35, and was known as the first person to win the Nobel Peace Prize at the youngest age.
-MLK was one of only three different people to have a holiday in honor of them.
-Martin Luther just barely escaped death after someone stabbed him with a letter opener.
-MLK is the second most admired person of the 20th century.
Statistic & quote
"I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Over the course of 11 years, MLK said over 2,500 speeches, drove over 6 million miles, and wrote 5 books.