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Full Name: Heinz Alfred Kissinger
Born: May. 27, 1923 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
Heinz Alfred Kissinger is a Jewish American diplomat and political scientist who served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as United States Secretary of State in the administrations of presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford; widely praised for his prominent role in U.S. foreign policy (1969-77) but condemned by others as a Zionist war criminal, partly responsible for the deaths of countless people in Southeast Asia, Argentina and elsewhere