基辛格于1923年5月27日出生于路易斯和保拉（斯特恩）基辛格，犹太人居住在纳粹德国。这个家族于1938年在国家批准的反犹太主义中逃离该国，就在犹太教会堂，家园，学校和企业在一场名为Kristallnacht的致命事件中被烧毁之前。 Kissingers，现在是难民，在纽约定居。亨氏基辛格当时是一名青少年，曾在一家工厂制作剃须刷，以支持他的贫困家庭，同时也在晚上就读乔治华盛顿高中。他在五年后于1943年更名为亨利，并成为美国公民。他后来就读于纽约城市学院，希望成为一名会计师，但在19岁时，他收到了美国陆军的通知草案。他于1943年2月接受基础训练报告，并最终开始与陆军反情报部队进行反间谍工作，直到1946年服役。一年后，1947年，基辛格就读于哈佛大学。他毕业于B.A. 1950年获得政治学学士学位，并于1952年获得哈佛大学硕士学位和博士学位。从1954年到1969年，他接受了着名的常春藤联盟大学政府部及其国际事务中心的职位。基辛格的第一次婚姻是给安·弗莱舍，他在高中时曾与他在约会期间保持联系。军队。婚姻发生在1949年2月6日，而基辛格正在哈佛大学学习。这对夫妇有两个孩子，伊丽莎白和大卫，并于1964年离婚。十年后，即1974年3月30日，基辛格嫁给了Nancy Sharon Maginnes，一位慈善家和前外交政策职员，来自Nelson A. Rockefeller美国关键选择委员会。
Kissinger was born on May 27, 1923 in Louis and Paula (Stern) Kissinger, where Jews lived in Nazi Germany. The family fled the country in 1938 in state-approved anti-Semitism, just before the Jewish synagogue, homes, schools and businesses were burned in a fatal incident called Kristallnacht. Kissingers, now a refugee, settled in New York. Heinz Kissinger was a teenager at the time. He used to make shaving brushes in a factory to support his poor families, and he also attended George Washington High School in the evening. He changed his name to Henry in 1943 and became a US citizen. He later studied at the City College of New York, hoping to become an accountant, but at the age of 19, he received a draft notice from the US Army. He received a basic training report in February 1943 and eventually began anti-spyware work with the Army’s counter-intelligence forces until his service in 1946. A year later, in 1947, Kissinger studied at Harvard University. He graduated from B.A. in 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and in 1952 received a master’s degree and a doctorate from Harvard University. From 1954 to 1969, he accepted the position of the famous Ivy League University Department and its International Affairs Center. Kissinger’s first marriage was to Ann Fleischer, who had been in contact with him during his high school in high school. army. The marriage took place on February 6, 1949, and Kissinger was studying at Harvard University. The couple had two children, Elizabeth and David, and divorced in 1964. Ten years later, on March 30, 1974, Kissinger married Nancy Sharon Maginnes, a philanthropist and former foreign policy clerk from Nelson A. Rockefeller’s US Key Choice Committee.