Cold War

Main

American Leaders

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight David Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon Baines Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Milhous Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald Rudolph Ford

1974 - 1977

James Earl Carter Jr

1977 - 1981

Ronald Wilson Reagan

1981 - 1989

George Herbert Walker Bush

1989 - 1993

U.S.S.R Leaders

Joseph Stalin

1924 - 1953

Nikita Khrushchev

1953 - 1964

Leonid Brezhnev

1964 - 1982

Yuri Andropov

1982 - 1984

Konstantin Chernenko

1984 - 1985

Mikhail Gorbachev

1990 - 1991

Chinese Leaders

Mao Zedong

1943 - 1976

Hua Guofeng

1976 - 1981

Hu Yaobang

1982 - 1987

Zhao Ziyang

1987 - 1989

Jiang Zemin

1989 - 2002

Other Important Leaders

Fidel Castro

1961 - 2011

Cold War in Europe

D-day

June 6, 1944 - June 7, 1944

Yalta Conference

February 4, 1945 - February 11, 1945

UN Created

April 25, 1945 - April 26, 1945

V -E Day

May 8, 1945 - May 9, 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 17, 1945 - August 2, 1945

Nuremburg Trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946

Marshal Plan

1947 - 1951

Berlin Airlift

June 1948 - May 1949

NATO

April 4, 1949 - Present

Geneva Accords

1954 - 2003

Warsaw Pact

1955 - 1991

U-2 incident

May 1, 1960 - May 2, 1960

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

SALT I and II

1969 - 1986

Cold War in the middle East

Camp David Accords

September 17, 1978 - November 2, 1978