Mr Henry KISSINGER

Born 27 May 1923
Mr Henry KISSINGER

Mr Henry KISSINGER

USA

Education

Summa cum laude from Harvard College (1950); M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University (1952 and 1954)

Career

Secretary of State (1973-1977); assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (1969-1975); chairman of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America (1983-1985); member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1984-1990); Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc.; councellor to the JP Morgan Chase and member of its International Advisory Council; member, advisor or councellor of boards of directors of several companies

Publications

From 1957 to 2009, several books and essays on foreign policy, national strategy and diplomacy; an autobiography in the form of three volumes of memoirs; numerous articles on United States foreign policy, international affairs and diplomatic history in US newspapers and in over 40 other countries

Awards and distinctions

Nobel Peace Prize (1973); Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977); Medal of Liberty (1986)

IOC History

Member of the “IOC 2000” Commission (Executive Committee, 1999); Honour member (2002-)