Cold War

Main

United States President

March 4 1933 - April 12 1945
April 12 1945 - January 20 1953
January 20 1953 - January 20 1961
January 20 1961 - November 22 1963
November 22 1963 - January 20 1969
January 20 1969 - August 9 1974
August 9 1974 - January 20 1977
January 20 1977 - January 20 1981
January 20 1981 - January 20 1989
January 20 1989 - January 20 1993

Leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

3 April 1922 - 5 March 1953
14 September 1953 - 14 October 1964
14 October 1964 - 10 November 1982
12 November 1982 - 9 February 1984
13 February 1984 - 10 March 1985
11 March 1985 - 24 August 1991
July 10 1991 - August 9 1996

Period

1969 - December 1979
December 1979 - 1985

Arms Race

6 August 1945
9 August 1945
August 29 1949
October 2 1952
November 1 1952
January 21 1954
October 1 1957
October 4 1957
November 3 1957
July 24 1959
February 16 1960
April 12 1961
October 31 1961
July 25 1963
April 20 1964
October 16 1964
March 5 1970
May 26 1972
July 1975
June 18 1979
March 23 1983
August 6 1985
December 9 1987

Regional Bodies

April 4 1949
April 18 1951
February 18 1952
September 8 1954 - June 1974
April 1955
May 9 1955
May 14 1955
March 10 1967
may 20 1982
November 2 1983
July 1991

Ideology

February 9 1946
22 February 1946
March 5 1946
September 27 1946
1947 - 1954
March 29 1951
June 2 1954
March 21 1980
March 8 1983
July 28 1984

Conferences / Summits

28 November 1943 - 1 December 1943
February 4 1945 - February 11 1945
17 July 1945 - 2 August 1945
July 18 1955
June 4 1961
September 3 1971
January 27 1973
August 1 1975
November 21 1985
October 11 1986
December 3 1989

Leaders

May 10 1948
September 15 1949
October 1 1949
January 20 1953
March 5 1953
August 19 1953
September 7 1953
June 18 1954
January 20 1961
November 2 1963
November 22 1963
November 22 1963
October 14 1964
January 20 1969
August 9 1974
September 9 1976
January 20 1977
July 17 1979
May 4 1980
January 20 1981
November 10 1982
November 14 1982
February 13 1984
March 11 1985
January 20 1989
May 29 1990
December 25 1991

Germany

January 1 1947
July 11 1947
June 21 1948
June 24 1948 - May 11 1949
May 23 1949
October 7 1949
November 1958
August 13 1961
November 9 1989
October 3 1990

USSR

February 25 1948
June 28 1948
September 9 1948
February 16 1950
February 25 1956
October 23 1956
June 1960
June 20 1963
August 20 1968
December 24 1979
September 1 1983
April 26 1986
May 15 1988
December 7 1988
February 2 1989
December 26 1991

US

March 12 1947
June 5 1947
April 3 1948 - June 30 1952
October 16 1949
April 17 1950
April 11 1951
October 10 1951
January 5 1957
September 1958
April 17 1961 - April 19 1961
June 20 1963
August 4 1964
April 28 1965
January 30 1968
February 21 1972
July 3 1979
November 4 1979 - January 20 1981
November 23 1981
March 22 1982
October 25 1983
June 12 1987
December 25 1991

International

August 2 1945
September 2 1945
January 7 1946
June 25 1950 - July 27 1953
July 4 1950
October 2 1950
October 22 1950
March 14 1951
July 27 1953
July 26 1956
December 1956
January 1 1959
December 1959
May 1 1960
October 16 1962
October 25 1971
September 11 1973
April 30 1975
January 16 1979
June 7 1979
December 16 1984
May 29 1988
June 4 1989
June 4 1989
October 18 1989
December 16 1989 - December 25 1989
August 2 1990 - February 28 1991

Conflicts

20 June 1950 - 27 July 1953
December 1956 - 30 April 1975
December 1979 - February 1989