Coretta Scott King civil rights figure

Coretta Scott King is a 78 years old civil rights figure from . Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 (died on January 30, 2006, she was 78 years old) in as Coretta Scott. Her nickname was King Coretta; Scott Coretta.

Coretta Scott King
United States
April 27, 1927
Death Date:
January 30, 2006 (age 78)
Birth Sign :



Coretta Scott King was an American author activist and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King often participated in many of her husband's exploits and goals during the battle for African-American equality. King met the future civil rights leader while in college and the two quickly escalated to the center of the movement. Mrs.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Coretta Scott King is Coretta Scott
Is Coretta Scott King still alive?

No, she died on 01/30/2006, 16 years ago. She was 78 years old when she died. Cause of death: ovarian cancer. She died in Rosarito Beach and buried in Georgia .



Coretta Scott King had two marriages.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Political activist

She married with Martin Luther King, Jr. (39), on Thursday, June 18th, 1953. Coretta Scott King was 26 and Martin Luther King, Jr. was 24 years old. After 14 years, 9 months, in 1968 Martin passed away.

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, American Christian minister


She had four children, Yolanda (51, American actor) , Martin (64, Civil right activist) , Dexter (61, American actor) and Bernice (59, Religious Leader) . When her first child, Yolanda King, was born, Coretta Scott King was 28 years old.


Coretta Scott King had 1 sibling. Edythe (2 years older)

Awards (9)

Awarded Wateler Peace Prize in 1968 , awarded Candace Award in 1986 , awarded Gandhi Peace Prize in 2003 , awarded National Women's Hall of Fame in 2010 , awarded Viareggio-Versilia International Prize in 1970 ,


She graduated from Antioch University, New England Conservatory Of Music and Antioch College

What was Coretta's zodiac sign?

Coretta Scott King zodiac sign was taurus.

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