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Pipes, Richard

LC control no.n 80005118
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingPipes, Richard
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Variant(s)Пайпс, Ричард
Paĭps, Richard
Pipes, Ryszard Edgar
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedKraków (Poland) Warsaw (Poland) Elmira (N.Y.)
Birth date1923-07-11
Death date2018-05-17
Place of birthCieszyn (Województwo Śląskie, Poland)
Place of deathCambridge (Mass.)
Field of activityRussia--History Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921 United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States
AffiliationNational Security Council (U.S.)
United States. Central Intelligence Agency
Harvard University
Profession or occupationHistorians Sovietologists College teachers
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inThe formation of the Soviet Union, 1954.
Property & freedom, 1999: CIP t.p. (Richard Pipes) data sheet (b. 07-11-23)
Russkiĭ conservatizm i ego kritiki, 2008: t.p. (Richard Paĭps)
BL database, 11 Jan. 2010 (hdg.: Pipes, Richard Edgar)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1923)
New York times WWW site, viewed May 18, 2018 (in obituary published May 17: Richard Pipes; b. Ryszard Edgar Pipes, July 11, 1923, Cieszyn, Poland; later moved with his family to Cracow and Warsaw; in 1939, soon after German troops entered Warsaw, the Pipeses fled to Italy on forged passports; they reached the U.S. a year later, settling in Elmira, N.Y.; d. Thursday [May 17, 2018], Cambridge, Mass., aged 94; author of a monumental, sharply polemical series of historical works on Russia, the Russian Revolution, and the Bolshevik regime; top adviser to the Reagan administration on Soviet and Eastern European policy; spent his entire academic career at Harvard)
Harvard University, Department of History WWW site, viewed May 18, 2018 (in obituary dated May 17: Richard Pipes; b. July 11, 1923, Poland; d. this morning, May 17, in the Boston area; Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of History, Emeritus; arrived in the United States as a refugee from the Nazis in 1940; entered Harvard as a graduate student in 1946, staying at the university until his retirement in 1996; his speciality was imperial Russian history and the Russian Revolution; was also active in policy toward the Soviet Union, heading the CIA's Team B in 1976 and serving for two years (1981-1983) on the White House National Security Council)
Associated languageeng