BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Head of the Nation of Islam|
|Preceded by||Warith Deen Mohammed|
|Born||Louis Eugene Wolcott|
May 11, 1933
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
|Alma mater||English High School of Boston|
|Religion||Nation of Islam|
Early life and education
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|Nation of Islam|
Marriage and family
- 2005, a Black Entertainment Television (BET) poll voted Farrakhan the 'Person of the Year'.
- 2006, an AP-AOL "Black Voices" poll voted Farrakhan the fifth-most important black leader, with 4 percent of the vote.