Bullitt, William Christian
Born: Jan 25, 1891 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 76 years of age.
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.
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