Henry Kissinger

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Henry Kissinger
56t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
September 22, 1973 – Januar 20, 1977
PresesRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
DeputeKenneth Rush
Robert Ingersoll
Charles Robinson
Precedit biWilliam Rogers
Succeedit biCyrus Vance
Naitional Security Advisor
In office
Januar 20, 1969 – November 3, 1975
PresesRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
DeputeRichard Allen
Alexander Haig
Brent Scowcroft
Precedit biWalt Rostow
Succeedit biBrent Scowcroft
Personal details
BornHeinz Alfred Kissinger
27 Mey 1923(1923-05-27)
Fürth, Weimar Republic
Dee'd29 November 2023 (aged 100)
Connecticut, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyRepublican
Spoose(s)Ann Fleischer (m. 1949; divorce 1964)
Nancy Maginnes (m. 1974)
EddicationCity University of New York, City College
Lafayette College
Harvard Varsity (BA, MA, PhD)
Ceevilian awairdsNobel Peace Prize
Militar service
Allegiance United States
Service/brainch United States Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit970th Counter Intelligence Corps
Battles/warsWarld War II
Militar awairds Bronze Starn

Henry Alfred Kissinger (/ˈkɪsɪnər/;[1] born Heinz Alfred Kissinger [haɪnts ˈalfʁɛt ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Mey 27, 1923; deed November 29, 2023) wis a German-born 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. At the time o his daith in November 2023, agit 100, he wis the auldest-livin umwhile US cabinet member. He is the seicont Unitit States Secretar o State tae turn 100 years auld (efter George P. Shultz).

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  1. "Kissinger – Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 23 October 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.