Zbigniew Brzezinski

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Zbigniew Brzezinski
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10th United States National Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
DeputyDavid L. Aaron
Preceded byBrent Scowcroft
Succeeded byRichard V. Allen
Personal details
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzeziński

(1928-03-28)March 28, 1928
Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
DiedMay 26, 2017(2017-05-26) (aged 89)
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Emilie Benes Brzezinski (m. 1955–2017)
ChildrenIan (b. 1963)
Mark (b. 1965)
Mika (b. 1967)
Alma materMcGill University[1]
Harvard University
ProfessionPolitician, critic

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski (/ˈzbɪɡniɛv brəˈʒɪnski/ ZBIG-niev brə-ZHIN-skee; Polish: Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzeziński  [ˈzbʲiɡɲɛf kaˈʑimʲɛʂ bʐɛˈʑiĩ̯skʲi]; March 28, 1928 – May 26, 2017) was a Polish American political scientist, geostrategist, and statesman. He served as the United States National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981.

Brzezinski died at a hospital in Falls Church, Virginia on May 26, 2017 from congestive heart failure at the age of 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gravenor, Kristian (February 13, 2007). "Zbigniew Brzezinski's Montreal recollections". Coolopolis. Retrieved August 22, 2008.
  2. Lewis, Daniel (2017-05-26). "Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-05-27.