Kim Philby Rank
About Kim Philby
He was one of Britain's intelligence officers who served as a member of the famous spy group called ‘Cambridge Five’. Though they were stationed in the United Kingdom, the group relayed messages to the Soviet Union during the Second World War and the infamous Cold War.
- Dora Johnston (mother)
- St John Philby (father)
- Litzi Friedmann (married from 1934 to 1946)
- Aileen Furse (married until her death in 1957)
- Eleanor Brewer (married between 1959 and 1965)
- Rufina Ivanovna Pukhova (married in 1971)
- Tommy Philby
- Josephine Philby
- John Philby
- Miranda Philby
- Harry George Philby
He schooled at Westminster School before enrolling at Cambridge’s Trinity College.
In 1946, he was given the Order of the British Empire.
His original name was Harold Adrian Russell Philby.
Before joining the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service, he worked as a journalist.
He was the first person to be named as the secretary of the British Embassy stationed in Washington.
Philby was accused of informing the Soviet Union of a plan to undermine communism in Albania.
Though he was said to have committed a number of crimes, the Brit was exonerated in 1955.
Kim Philby Rank
Kim Philby's Popularity
Kim Philby was a famous British spy and Soviet double agent, who was born on January 1, 1912. As a person born on this date, Kim Philby is listed in our database as the 123rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 1) and the 103rd most popular for the year (1912).
People born on January 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Kim Philby is the 2426th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Kim Philby's birthday, Kim Philby is the 506th most famous British.
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