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17 Aug 1890–29 Jan 1946

Harry Hopkins

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Was a close advisor to US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on foreign policy.

In the 1930s, he was one of the architects of the New Deal, a policy tackling the economic crisis in the US at that time. During the Second World War he was a chief figure in the Roosevelt cabinet and an envoy to Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. He was a key author of the Lend-Lease Program, military assistance in total worth $50 billion to allies fighting Hitler. He took part in major conferences of the Allied powers, including those held in Cairo, Teheran, Casablanca and Yalta.

1904–1974

Charles E. Bohlen

1887–1975

Chiang Kai-shek