Biography of Henry Kissinger

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  • Full Name: Henry Kissinger
  • Place of Birth: Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
  • Nationality: American
  • Awards: Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973
Henry Kissinger
-City College of New York
-Doctorate degree from Harvard University in 1954

-Being a professor of constitutional (1962)
-US National Security Advisor (1968-1975)
-Secretary of State (1973-1977)
-Military Service US Army sergeant
-Diplomats and academics


Henry Kissinger was born Heinz Alfred Kissinger's name on May 27, 1923 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany. Unrest in Germany by the Nazi rule and a policy of anti-Semitism, Kissinger and his family moved to the United States in 1983. Henry Kissinger studied political science and in 1954, he managed to get a doctorate from Harvard University. In 1962, he became professor of statecraft.

He is a former United States Secretary of State for the period 22 September 1973 to 20 January 1977 under President Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He replaces William P. Rogers and replaced by Cyrus Vance. Before becoming Foreign Minister, he served as US National Security Adviser to-8 on tenure December 2, 1968 to 3 November 1975 replace Walt Rostow and was replaced by Brent Scrowcroft.

Being a powerful politician, Henry Kissinger shaded by Republicans. He is a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 along with Le Duc Tho however, Tho refused the award. He became the most influential politician in the United States in the period 1969 to 1977. During this period, he became a pioneer of policy making - policy in the US. Foreign policy is to implement a system of anti-war and anti-communist for the sake of world peace.

Kissinger was married to Ann Fleisher in 1949 but the marriage ended in 1964. Now he became the husband of Nancy Maginnes since 1974. Henry Kissinger is a Jewish descent (Jews). He had served in the military, namely, the US Army with the rank of Sergeant, 970th Counter Intelligence Corps units. Besides being a politician, he was a diplomat and an academic at the university who became his alma mater, Harvard University.

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