Born on January 15, 1929.
Died at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968.
Cause of Death: Assassinated.
Martin Luther King was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.
Martin Luther King was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1929.
That is a 16 year difference!
The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.
He became the leader of the American civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s.
Martin Luther King was around 5 ft 7 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 169 cm.
This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.
See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 7 inches.
If he was still alive today, he would be 94 years old.
That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:
He died 54 years, 11 months and 25 days ago.
He was born on a Tuesday.
He died on a Thursday.
He died in April, 1968, which was over 54 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.
To put that into perspective.
Yes. Our records indicate that Martin Luther King was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.
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