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Richard Pipes

Born: Jul 11, 1923

Birthplace: Cieszyn

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Richard Pipes

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1923
Birth Place : Cieszyn

Richard Edgar Pipes is a Polish-American academic who specializes in Russian history, particularly with respect to the Soviet Union, who espoused a strong anti-communist point of view throughout his career. In 1976 he headed Team B, a team of analysts organized by the Central Intelligence Agency who analyzed the strategic capacities and goals of the Soviet military and political leadership. Pipes is the father of American historian and expert on American foreign policy and the Middle East, Daniel Pipes.


  • Writer
  • Professor
  • Historian


  • Irene Eugenia Roth


  • Daniel Pipes
  • Steven Pipes

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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