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Kim Philby
Kim Philby.jpg
Portrait taken from a 1990 Soviet stamp
Born
Harold Adrian Russell Philby

1 January 1912(1912-01-01)
Died11 May 1988(1988-05-11) (aged 76)
NationalityBritish
Other namesSonny, Stanley
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge
Spouse(s)Litzi Friedmann
Aileen Furse
Eleanor Brewer
Rufina Ivanovna Pukhova
Parent(s)St John Philby, Dora Philby

Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby (1 January 1912 – 11 May 1988) was a British intelligence officer who worked as a spy for the Soviet Union, before defecting in 1963.[1] Of the five spies in the Cambridge Five spy ring, Philby was believed to have been the most successful at passing information to the Soviet Union.[2]

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