Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who turned 100 earlier this year, died Wednesday at his Connecticut mansion, according to Kissinger Associates. press release.
Kissinger served as Secretary of State during part of Republican President Richard Nixon’s tenure in the White House, and after President Nixon resigned, he served as Secretary of State under President Gerald Ford.
Kissinger was born in Germany in 1923, but his Jewish family immigrated to the United States in 1938. History.State.GovernmentIt states that Kissinger’s name, which was originally Heinz, was changed to Henry. “During World War II, Kissinger was naturalized and served in the U.S. Army as a German interpreter,” the government website states.
“As a refugee from Nazi Germany, he lost 13 family members and countless friends in the Holocaust. He returned to his native Germany as an American soldier and participated in the liberation of Arelem concentration camp near Hannover.”Kissinger ‘s son David writes.His father in the Washington Post piece Posted earlier this year.
“He has an irresistible curiosity that keeps him dynamically engaged with the world. His mind is a passion-seeking weapon for identifying and tackling the existential challenges of the day. In the 1950s, the problem was nuclear weapons. “About five years ago, my father, a promising 95-year-old young man, became obsessed with the philosophical and practical implications of artificial intelligence,” wrote David Kissinger.
Republican Congressman Mike Walz (Florida) explained Kissinger was “a patriot who lived a life of grave consequences.”
Republican Congressman Greg Murphy (North Carolina) explained Kissinger described him as “a man of keen insight and wise advice, the golden rule of foreign policy.”
Do you like Blaze News? Avoid censorship and sign up for our newsletter to get articles like this delivered straight to your inbox. Please register here!