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Henry Kissinger

Henry Alfred Kissinger

State of Residency: District of Columbia
Appointment: Sep 21, 1973
Entry on Duty: Sep 22, 1973
Termination of Appointment: Jan 20, 1977
Presidency: Nixon/Ford
Note: Served concurrently as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs until Nov 3, 1975

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger



Profile
Born: May 27, 1923 in Furth, Germany
Died:
Married: Anne Fleischer (divorced); Nancy Maginnes
Education: Harvard University
Occupation: Public Official


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Emigrated to the United States in 1938 from Furth, Germany

  • Member of the faculty at Harvard University 1954 to 1971

  • Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973

  • Became a consultant for the National Broadcasting Company and the Chase Manhattan Bank

  • Author, lecturer, and consultant on foreign affairs


  • Previous Secretary of State: William P. Rogers
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    Last Updated: Jan 2, 2001
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