He was an African political leader. He wast anti apartheid. He served for six years. During his movement, he spent 27 years in jail. After he got out of jail he believed in peaceful nonviolent protest. Before he was in jail, he used violent protest.
He was very influenced by Gandhi's protesting skills. MLK led peaceful protest, like Gandhi did. MLK protested for African American rights in the U.S. Sadly he was assassinated in his hotel room. He was a very famous protest leader.
Gandhi was an Indian protest leader. He protested against the British, for taxes on salt. He led peaceful and nonviolent protest. He was sent to jail, but he did not fight against the police. Later he moved to England in the poor parts, and greeted the people with respect. This movement took over 40 years.