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Bullitt, William Christian

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1967 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Diplomat

1891 – He was born on the 25th of January in Philadelphia.

1913 – He was graduated from Yale University, after having been voted "most brilliant" in his class.

1914 – He briefly attended Harvard Law School, but dropped out on the death of his father.

1933-1936 – Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him as the first US ambassador to the Soviet Union, a post that lasted.

1936 – Bullitt was re-posted to France as Ambassador.

1940 – After the German invasion of France he returned to America and unsuccessfully ran for the position of Mayor of Philadelphia as a Democrat.

1941-1945 – Bullitt wrote volumes of stories and social commentary on the dangers of both fascism and communism.

1967 – He died on the 15th of February in Neuilly.