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Frank Kellogg

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg

Profession: US Secretary of State

United States of America

Biography: Co-authored the Kellogg–Briand Pact, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1929.

Born: December 22, 1856
Birthplace: Potsdam, New York, USA
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: December 21, 1937 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Historical Events

  • 1925-01-11 Frank Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes as US Secretary of State
  • 1928-08-27 Kellogg-Briand Pact, 60 nations agree to condemn 'recourse to war for the solution of international controversies'.
  • 1928-09-06 USSR signs Briand-Kellogg-pact
  • 1929-07-24 US President Herbert Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war

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