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Henry Kissinger, US' most powerful diplomat ever, passes away at 100

Published on Nov 30, 2023 03:03 PM IST

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who served under two presidents — Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford — between 1969 and 1977, passed away on Wednesday.

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Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who was born in Germany in 1923 and came to the United States at age 15 as a refugee, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 100. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who was born in Germany in 1923 and came to the United States at age 15 as a refugee, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 100. (AFP)

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Henry Kissinger got married for the second time to Nancy Maginnes on March 30, 1974, in Arlington, Virginia. They crossed paths during her time as a student at Harvard, where he served as a professor.  (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Henry Kissinger got married for the second time to Nancy Maginnes on March 30, 1974, in Arlington, Virginia. They crossed paths during her time as a student at Harvard, where he served as a professor.  (AFP)

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Henry Kissinger served two presidents, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and dominated foreign policy as the United States withdrew from Vietnam and established ties with China.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Henry Kissinger served two presidents, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and dominated foreign policy as the United States withdrew from Vietnam and established ties with China.(AFP)

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Former US President Jimmy Carter with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to discuss Middle East peace proposals at the White House in Washington in 1977. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former US President Jimmy Carter with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to discuss Middle East peace proposals at the White House in Washington in 1977. (AFP)

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Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger with former Chinese Chairman Mao Sedong and Premier Zhou Enlai in 1973 in Beijing. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger with former Chinese Chairman Mao Sedong and Premier Zhou Enlai in 1973 in Beijing. (AFP)

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General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Leonid Brezhnev with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow in 1974. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Leonid Brezhnev with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow in 1974. (AFP)

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Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in discussion with with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during a meeting at Singh's residence in New Delhi in 2004. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in discussion with with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during a meeting at Singh's residence in New Delhi in 2004. (AFP)

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African National Congress President Nelson Mandela with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger upon his arrival in 1994 in Johannesburg. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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African National Congress President Nelson Mandela with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger upon his arrival in 1994 in Johannesburg. (AFP)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is greeted by former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during his welcoming banquet at the start of his visit to the United States, at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington in 2015. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is greeted by former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during his welcoming banquet at the start of his visit to the United States, at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington in 2015. (AFP)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg in 2012.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg in 2012.(REUTERS)

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Ex-US President Donald Trump speaks with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, in 2017. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ex-US President Donald Trump speaks with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, in 2017. (AFP)

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