George Kennan

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Person.png George Kennan   Amazon Powerbase Sourcewatch SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(diplomat, historian, deep politician?)
George Kennan.jpg
BornGeorge Frost Kennan
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died2005-03-17 (Age 101)
Princeton, New Jersey
Alma materPrinceton University
SpouseAnnelise Sorensen
Member ofNational Committee for a Free Europe, The Georgetown Set
InterestsCold War
Interest ofSEATO
Suspected US deep politician, member of the Georgetown Set

Employment.png United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union

In office
May 14, 1952 - September 19, 1952

Employment.png United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia

In office
May 16, 1961 - July 28, 1963

Employment.png Director of Policy Planning

In office
May 5, 1947 - May 31, 1949


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]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/1955 September23 September 195525 September 1955Germany
The third Bilderberg, in West Germany. The subject of a report by Der Spiegel which inspired a heavy blackout of subsequent meetings.
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
The 4th Bilderberg meeting, with 147 guests, in contrast to the generally smaller meetings of the 1950s. Has two Bilderberg meetings in the years before and after
Bilderberg/1957 February15 February 195717 February 1957US
St Simons Island
Georgia (State)
The earliest ever Bilderberg in the year, number 5, was also first one outside Europe.
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