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Kim Philby

Spy Kim Philby

Full Name: Harold Adrian Russell Philby
Profession: Spy

United Kingdom

Biography: British traitor, member of the "Cambridge Five".

Born: January 1, 1912
Birthplace: Ambala, Punjab, India

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: May 11, 1988 (aged 76)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

Married Life

  • 1934-02-24 High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria

Historical Events

  • 1962-01-23 British intelligence officer Kim Philby defects to USSR
  • 1963-07-30 British spy Kim Philby found in Moscow

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