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Zbigniew Brzezinski
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10th United States National Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Deputy David L. Aaron
Preceded by Brent Scowcroft
Succeeded by Richard V. Allen
Personal details
Born
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzeziński

(1928-03-28)March 28, 1928
Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
Died May 26, 2017(2017-05-26) (aged 89)
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Emilie Benes Brzezinski (m. 1955–2017)
Children Ian (b. 1963)
Mark (b. 1965)
Mika (b. 1967)
Alma mater McGill University
Harvard University
Profession Politician, critic

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski (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.

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