February 29, 2024
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The Numerology of Martin Luther King, Jr

Michael King Junior (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), best known as Martin Luther King Jr, “was an American Baptist minister and activist, and one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968” (Wikipedia). His impact on civil rights in the United States is unparalleled.

This article will explore his numerology to see how he expressed his numbers.

Life Path Number

The Life Path is the total of a person’s birth day (mm/dd/yyyy). King’s birth day was January 15, 1929, so 01/15/1929, which totals 1945, which totals 19, which totals 10, which reduces to 1. If the numbers are added sequentially, the total is also 28, which totals 10, which reduces to 1.

An individual that has life path number one is a natural-born maverick. Therefore, they have passion and energy to become a pioneer of a better world. Their personality manifests with ease as they will have a strong desire to be authentic.

As determined people, they embrace what is new and create what is new in life. So, they quickly become successful, and easily fail. Since they drive hard in life, they overcome challenges thrown in their way through resilience and will get back up quickly when life knocks them down.

Destiny Number

The Destiny Number is the total of the full birth name. Michael King is his birth name, so his Destiny Number is the total of his first and last name which adds up to 65, which totals 11, a master number, which reduces to 2.

An individual that has a Destiny number 11 attracts a lot of attention as someone special. Therefore, people want to see these people excel and know that they have some important talent that needs support and encouragement.

Their single-minded focus, devotion to their calling, and intense individualism excite others. Destiny wants these individuals to stand out as individuals who will pioneer for others.

An individual that has a Destiny number two attracts people into partnership and can help others with their relationships. Therefore, they make excellent counselors and negotiators. Their personality reacts to others and facilitates healthy interactions.

They show others how to relate and communicate. So, they encourage people to share and be vulnerable.  Destiny wants these individuals to help others learn how to connect.

Martin Luther King Jr (3)

Since he was most famously known as “Martin Luther King Jr”, it is worthwhile to know this number, which totals 93, which totals 12, which reduces to 3. An individual that has a Destiny number three attracts creative and romantic individuals. Therefore, they are often the muse for a writer, musician, painter, photographer, or any other type of artist.

Their energy inspires others to embrace new ideas, change, risk, and opportunity because they want the other person to be creative. Destiny wants them to encourage creativity in others and support the arts as the spark that makes the artist shine.

Active Number

You lead into life with your first name, which is why its numerical value is your Active Number. Some people use their given first name, some take on a nickname given to them by a family member or peer, and some people choose a nickname or even an alternative name.

The “true” active number is the given birth name. Even if you legally change your first name, the core Active Number is the birth name given to you by your parents. A legally changed name is more powerful than a nickname. And any name used to identify a person in the world is a variation of an Active Number. In Michael’s case his active number is 33, a master number, which reduces to 6, the number for the Teacher.

An individual that has an Active Number 33 can accomplish a lot in life since they are doubling the number 3, which represents hard work and creativity. Therefore, they love to learn and enjoy performing, having a strong sense of service and competitiveness. A child with a 33 first name will outperform his or her peers and show high aptitude in most areas of life.

An individual that has an Active Number 6 wants to help and heal. Therefore, they understand and enjoy service, can teach what they learn, and tend to be highly sympathetic or empathic. A child with a 6 first name will make sure no other children are left out of a game and want to help with chores. First name 6 individuals spot needs and work to fill them.

Martin (3)

Martin totals 30, which reduces to three. An individual that has an Active Number 3 is creative and dynamic. Therefore, they enjoy learning, problem-solving, expressing ideas, and working creatively. A child with a 3 first name prefers the chance to do creative activities and be active as much as possible throughout the day. When focused, they accomplish amazing feats, but if uninterested, no threat or reward moves them.

Hereditary Number

Essentially, you inherit numbers from your parents. Most often, the father’s surname is the one that dominates and is known out in the world. The mother’s surname often becomes the middle name for a woman after marriage, when she assumes the surname of her husband. In Michael’s case, his last name King totals 23, which reduces to 5, the Explorer.

An individual that has a Heredity Number 5 inherits adventurousness from one or both parents. The person must determine how to understand number 5 energy through the influence of the parent.  That influence may manifest as support or suppression.  In other words, the child gets encouragement to explore and embrace change or face constant restriction.  Either way the child learns the lesson of change from the parent or in spite of the parent with last name that is the number 5.

Soul Urge Number

The Soul Urge Number is the total of the vowels in a name, specifically the full birth name. The Soul Urge is like an energy charge within the numerology of a person. The number of the Soul Urge “powers” the Destiny Number. In Michael’s case, his number is 24, which reduces to 6.

An individual that has a Soul Urge Number 6 draws energy from service. Therefore, they operate with a need to help others to generate energy. These individuals are often compassionate, nurturing, and concerned. Accepting that you need to be serving others to get what you want and to get things done will help you be more successful in your relationships and endeavors.

Martin Luther King Jr (9)

In Martin Luther’s case, his number is 27, which reduces to 9. An individual that has a Soul Urge Number 9 draws energy from a love of life. Therefore, they operate with a need to unlock wisdom to generate energy. These individuals are often patient, observant, and introverted. Accepting that you need to open and generous to get what you want and to get things done will help you be more successful in your relationships and endeavors.

Personality Number

The Personality Number is the total of consonants in the name, specifically the full birth name. The Personality Number is how people encounter someone and interpret them. It is like the clothing you choose when you plan to go out in public, which causes people to react to you a certain way. For Michael, his number is 32, which reduces to 5.

An individual that has a Personality Number 5 presents as adventurous to others. Therefore, other see them as either self-confident or selfish. People who like explorers will expect a Personality 5 to fulfill that role in life. Do not be surprised if people treat you as someone who embraces, even if you want to stay “right where you are”.

Martin Luther King Jr (9)

Martin Luther King’s consonants total 66, a master number, which totals 12, which reduces to 3. An individual that has a Personality Number 66 presents as master teacher. Therefore, others see them as either profoundly wise or a saint. People who appreciate the highly knowledgeable individual will expect a Personality 66 to fulfill that role in life. Do not be surprised if people look to them constantly for advice and life lessons.

An individual that has a Personality Number 3 presents as creative to others. Therefore, others see them as either artistic or “out there”. People who like imagination will expect a Personality 3 to fulfill the artist role in life. Do not be surprised if people treat you as someone who can create on your own, even if you can only draw stick figures.

Soul Purpose Number

Your Life Path Number reveals your numerical engine; it is the energy that drives you. Your Destiny Number reveals the numerical energy the world wants from you. When you combine them, you get your Soul Purpose Number, which reveals the “why” of your existence in this lifetime.

In Michael’s case his Soul Purpose Number is the total of his Life Path Number 1 plus his Destiny Number 2, which totals 3. With a 1 + 2 combination, he is here to “create with the help of others”.

Michael King’s total numerology is:

  • LPN = 1
  • DN = 2
  • AN = 33/6
  • HN = 5
  • SUN = 6
  • PN = 5
  • SPN = 3

In Martin Luther King Jr’s case his Soul Purpose Number is the total of his Life Path Number 1 plus his Destiny Number 3, which totals 4. With a 1 + 3 combination, he is here to “build with creativity”.

Martin Luther King Jr’s total numerology is:

  • LPN = 1
  • DN = 3
  • AN = 3
  • HN = 5
  • SUN = 9
  • PN = 66/3
  • SPN = 4