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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s relationship with Coretta Scott King ended when Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. died on April 4, 1968. They had been married for 14.8 years.

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Politics - Other

Why Famous: A Leader in the American Civil Rights Movement

Age: 39 (1/15/1929 - 4/4/1968)

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Coretta Scott King

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Widow of Martin Luther King

Age: 78 (4/27/1927 - 1/30/2006)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 1951 2.2 years
Engaged 1/30/1953 4.6 months
Married 6/18/1953 14.8 years
Deceased 4/4/1968 --
 Total17.3 years

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Yolanda Denise11/17/195551 yrs.*FemaleBiological
Martin Luther10/23/195759 yrs.MaleBiological
Dexter Scott1/30/196155 yrs.MaleBiological
Bernice Albertine3/28/196848 yrs.FemaleBiological

* Age at time of death

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