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Age78 (age at death)
Birthday 27 April, 1927
Birthplace Heiberger, Alabama, USA
Died 30 January, 2006
Place of Death Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Occupation Activist
Claim to Fame Wife of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Coretta Scott King (née Scott; April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. An active advocate for African-American equality, she was a leader for the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was also a singer who often incorporated music into her civil rights work. King met her husband while attending graduate school in Boston. They both became increasingly active in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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