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Almost five hundred years ago, I fought for change.

Over four centuries later, now a King,
I again fought change, but now on a completely different area.

However, my roots are still the same.

Who am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ Is this riddle expected to change with time? $\endgroup$ – me_digvijay Mar 24 '16 at 7:30
  • $\begingroup$ @me_digvijay No. $\endgroup$ – wythagoras Mar 24 '16 at 7:31
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I certainly hope it's

Martin Luther... King Jr. Martin Luther started the Reformation movement in the 1500s. Martin Luther King Jr. (now a king) fought to end discrimination in the United States four hundred years later. They had a common theological perspective, hence the reference to roots.

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  • $\begingroup$ That is correct. $\endgroup$ – wythagoras Mar 24 '16 at 7:41

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