Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche

Name Ralph Bunche
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1904-08-07
Place of Birth Detroit, MI
Age 67 yrs
Death Date 1971-12-09
Birth Sign Leo

About Ralph Bunche

American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who, in 1950, became the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation in Palestine. He also participated and played an active role in the formation of the United Nations.

Early Life Experience of Ralph Bunche

He was the valedictorian of his class at Jefferson High School before attending UCLA.

Trivia Info

He participated in the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King gave his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.

Family Life and Relationship

His parents were Fred and Olivia Agnes Bunche, a barber and amateur musician.

Close Associates

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from John F. Kennedy in 1963.

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