George Kennan

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(diplomat, historian)
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BornGeorge Frost Kennan
1904-02-16
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died2005-03-17 (Age 101)
Princeton, New Jersey
Alma materPrinceton University
SpouseAnnelise Sorensen
Member ofThe Georgetown Set
InterestsCold War

Employment.png United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
May 14, 1952 - September 19, 1952

Employment.png United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
May 16, 1961 - July 28, 1963

Employment.png U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union

In office
May 14, 1952 - September 19, 1952

Employment.png U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia

In office
May 16, 1961 - July 28, 1963

Warning

George Kennan warned in 1946 in his famous ‘Long Telegram’ on the Soviet Union: "After all, the greatest danger that can befall us in coping with this problem of Soviet communism’, ‘is that we shall allow ourselves to become like those with whom we are coping."[1]

16 February 1904|17 March 2005| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/1955 September23 September 195525 September 1955Germany
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
Fredensborg
Bilderberg/1957 February15 February 195717 February 1957US
Georgia
St Simons Island


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