Definition of Kennan, George in English:

Kennan, George

proper noun

  • (1904–2005) US writer and diplomat; full name George Frost Kennan. Considered the chief architect of the US containment policy against the Soviet Union, he held ambassadorships to the Soviet Union 1952 and to Yugoslavia 1961–63. He wrote "Russia Leaves the War" (1956), "The Decision to Intervene" (1958), "Memoirs: 1925–1950" (1967), "Memoirs: 1950–1963" (1972), and "The Cloud of Danger" (1977)

Pronunciation:

Kennan, George

/ˈkenən/