Ann Fleischer: Ex-Wife Of Late Politician Henry Kissinger

Ann Fleischer was the ex-wife of Henry Kissinger, the former United States Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Born on April 20, 1929, in Germany, Fleischer’s life was intertwined with Kissinger’s for many years leaving an indelible mark on both their personal and professional lives. Their relationship began in the early 1940s.

Ann Fleischer Bio

Ann Fleischer was born on November 6, 1925, in Fürth, Germany. Kissinger married Anneliese “Ann” Fleischer on February 6, 1949. The two dated in high school and remained in touch while he was serving in the Army. When they tied the knot, Kissinger was a student at Harvard University. They had two children, Elizabeth and David, and divorced in 1964.


After their divorce, Ann Fleischer continued to live her life away from media and limelight. The reason for their split is not known.

In 1955, Henry met Austrian poet Ingeborg Bachmann during a symposium at Harvard; the two had a romantic relationship that lasted several years. He married Nancy Maginnes, on March 30, 1974. They lived in Kent, Connecticut, and in New York City.


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Ann FleischerQuick Bio
Is Ann Fleischer dead or alive?Not alive
Born onNovember 6, 1925
BirthplaceFürth, Germany
ChildrenElizabeth and David
EducationHarvard University

Ann Fleischer Second Marriage

After divorcing Henry Kissinger, Fleischer married Dr. Saul G. Cohen, who died from heart failure in 2010 at the age of 93.

Lesser Known Facts About Ann Fleischer

  • Ann Fleischer’s son David Kissinger served as an executive with NBC Universal Television Studio before becoming head of Conaco, Conan O’Brien’s production company, in 2005.
  • In February 1982, at the age of 58, Henry Kissinger underwent coronary bypass surgery.
  • On May 27, 2023, Kissinger turned 100.
  • Kissinger described Diplomacy as his favorite game in a 1973 interview.

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