Henry Kissinger

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Henry Kissinger
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56t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
September 22, 1973 – Januar 20, 1977
Preses Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Depute Kenneth Rush
Robert Ingersoll
Charles Robinson
Precedit bi William Rogers
Succeedit bi Cyrus Vance
Naitional Security Advisor
In office
Januar 20, 1969 – November 3, 1975
Preses Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Depute Richard Allen
Alexander Haig
Brent Scowcroft
Precedit bi Walt Rostow
Succeedit bi Brent Scowcroft
Personal details
Born Heinz Alfred Kissinger
(1923-05-27) 27 Mey 1923 (age 96)
Fürth, Weimar Republic
Poleetical pairty Republican
Spoose(s) Ann Fleischer (m. 1949; divorce 1964)
Nancy Maginnes (m. 1974)
Bairns Elizabeth
Eddication City University of New York, City College
Lafayette College
Harvard Varsity (BA, MA, PhD)
Ceevilian awairds Nobel Peace Prize
Militar service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank US Army WWII SGT.svg Sergeant
Unit 970th Counter Intelligence Corps
Battles/wars Warld War II
Militar awairds Bronze Star Medal ribbon.svg Bronze Starn

Henry Alfred Kissinger (/ˈkɪsɪnər/;[1] born Heinz Alfred Kissinger [haɪnts ˈalfʁɛt ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Mey 27, 1923) is an American diplomat an poleetical scientist. He served as Naitional Security Advisor an later concurrently as Unitit States Secretar o State in the admeenistrations o preses Richard Nixon an Gerald Ford. For his actions negotiatin an unsuccessfu ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize unner controversial circumstances,[2] wi twa members o the committee resignin in protest. Kissinger later soucht, unsuccessfully, tae return the prize. Efter his term, his advice haes been soucht bi warld leaders includin subsequent U.S. preses.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kissinger – Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved October 23, 2009. 
  2. Feldman, Burton (2001). The Nobel Prize: A History Of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige. Arcade Publishing. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-55970-537-0.