Kissinger,Henry Alfred

Kissinger,Henry Alfred
Kis·sin·ger (kĭsʹĭn-jər), Henry Alfred. Born 1923.
German-born American diplomat who was national security adviser (1969-1975) and U.S. secretary of state (1973-1977) under Presidents Nixon and Ford. He shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping negotiate the Vietnam cease-fire.

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