Ethel Rosenberg

Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg

Profession: Soviet Spy

United States of America

Biography: Executed with her husband for treason and conspiracy to commit espionage, relating to passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.

Born: September 25, 1915
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Died: June 19, 1953 (aged 37)
Cause of Death: Executed

Historical Events

  • 1950-08-11 Ethel Rosenberg testifies before grand jury on allegations of spying for the Soviet Union
  • 1951-03-06 Trial of Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel Rosenberg begins for providing top-secret information to the Soviet Union
  • 1951-03-29 American citizens Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted and sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union
  • 1951-04-05 Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death
  • 1953-06-17 US Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stays executions of spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg scheduled for next day their 14th anniversary

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