bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

George F. Kennan

George F. KennanAKA George Frost Kennan

Born: 16-Feb-1904
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI
Died: 17-Mar-2005
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Architect of US policy of Soviet containment

Professor of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Wife: Annelise Sorensen (m. 11-Sep-1931, one son, three daughters)
Son: Christopher James Kennan (m. Domitilla Enders, dau. of Thomas O. Enders)

    University: Princeton University (1925)
    University: University of Berlin (1929-31)

    US Ambassador to Yugoslavia (1961-63)
    US Ambassador to the USSR 1952 for four months, left his post and was subsequently declared persona non grata
    Counselor of the Department of State (1949-51)
    Director of Policy Planning (1947-49)
    Bill Bradley for President
    Dean for America
    Pulitzer Prize for History 1957 for Russia Leaves the War
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1968 for Memoirs
    National Book Award for Nonfiction 1957 for Russia Leaves the War
    National Book Award for History and Biography 1968 for Memoirs: 1925-1950
    Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels 1982
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000

Author of books:
American Diplomacy (1951, nonfiction)
Realities of American Foreign Policy (1954, nonfiction)
Soviet-American Relations: Russia Leaves the War (1956, history)
The Decision to Intervene (1958, history)
Russia, the Atom, and the West (1958, nonfiction)
Russia and the West under Lenin and Stalin (1961, nonfiction)
Memoirs: 1925-1950 (1967, memoir)
The Marquis de Custine & His "Russia in 1839" (1971, nonfiction)
Memoirs: 1950-1963 (1972, memoir)
The Decline of Bismarck's European Order: Franco-Russian Relations, 1875-1890 (1979, history)
The Nuclear Delusion: Soviet-American Relations in the Atomic Age (1982, nonfiction)
The Fateful Alliance: France, Russia, and the Coming of the First World War (1984, history)
Around the Cragged Hill: A Personal and Political Philosophy (1993, nonfiction)
At a Century's Ending: Reflections 1982-1995 (1996, memoir)
An American Family: The Kennans -- The First Three Generations (2000, biography)


New!
NNDB MAPPER
Create a map starting with George F. Kennan
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2014 Soylent Communications



Helix Fossil