George F. Kennan

1904 - 2005

George F. Kennan

George Frost Kennan (February 16, 1904 – March 17, 2005) was an American diplomat and historian. He was best known as an advocate of a policy of containment of Soviet expansion during the Cold War. He lectured widely and wrote scholarly histories of the relations between the USSR and the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George F. Kennan has received more than 931,265 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 22nd most popular diplomat.

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Among diplomats, George F. Kennan ranks 22 out of 44Before him are Mohamed ElBaradei, Alva Myrdal, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Chaim Herzog, Hans Blix, and Viktor Chernomyrdin. After him are Thomas Klestil, Megasthenes, Édith Cresson, Yukiya Amano, John R. Bolton, and Alfonso García Robles.

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Among people born in 1904, George F. Kennan ranks 48Before him are Clifford D. Simak, Héctor Castro, Arshile Gorky, Karl Rahner, John Gielgud, and George Balanchine. After him are Peter Lorre, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Count Basie, Charles J. Pedersen, Ernst-Günther Schenck, and George Stevens. Among people deceased in 2005, George F. Kennan ranks 43Before him are Ahmed Deedat, Akira Yoshizawa, Edward Heath, Moustapha Akkad, Robert Wise, and Maria Schell. After him are Ephraim Kishon, Peter Benenson, Hunter S. Thompson, Aslan Maskhadov, Birgit Nilsson, and Robert Moog.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George F. Kennan ranks 1,138 out of 12,171Before him are Larry Ellison (1944), Robert W. Holley (1922), Fredric Brown (1906), Robert Noyce (1927), Daniel Bell (1919), and Harry Harrison (1925). After him are Douglas Osheroff (1945), Robert Aldrich (1918), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Kevin Bacon (1958), Gerald Edelman (1929), and Phil Hill (1927).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, George F. Kennan ranks 3Before him are Pocahontas (1595) and John Jay (1745). After him are John R. Bolton (1948), John Mott (1865), Dean Acheson (1893), Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), Ralph Bunche (1904), Richard Holbrooke (1941), J. Christopher Stevens (1960), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), and Edward M. House (1858).