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Muhammed Ali was born January 17, 1942 in Louisville, KY as Cassius Marcellus Clay. He controversially changed his name after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964 reportedly for religious reasons. Detractors argue he did so only after being drafted for the Vietnam War.

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his birth name is Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, but when he converted to Islam he changed it to Muhammed Ali, after the prophet muhammed and the Imam Ali, which are the 1st and 2nd most common names in the world today

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Cassius Marcellus Clay

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Cassus Marcellus Clay Jr.

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Cassius Clay

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Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr

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Cassius Marcellus Clay.

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Cassius Clay

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Marcellus

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