Aldrich Ames

Soviet Union Spy Aldrich Ames Full Name: Aldrich Ames


Profession: Soviet Union Spy
Why Famous: Convicted of espionage against his country in 1994, he is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. He was formerly a CIA counterintelligence officer and analyst who committed espionage against his country by spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. It is believed that he compromised the second-largest number of CIA agents in U.S. history.

Born: May 16, 1941 (77 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: River Falls, Wisconsin, United States

Historical Events in the Life of Aldrich Ames

  • 1994-04-28 Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer & wife Rosario plead guilty to spying

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