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Charles Frankel (December 13, 1917 – May 10, 1979) was an American philosopher, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State, professor and founding director of the National Humanities Center. Born into a Jewish family in New York City, U.S., he was the son of Abraham Philip and Estelle Edith (Cohen) Frankel. After attending Cornell University, Frankel received Bachelor of Arts with honors in English and philosophy from Columbia University in 1937. He then continued his education at the same university, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in 1946. During World War II, Frankel served as lieutenant in the United States Navy and in 1968 graduated from Mercer with a degree in law.
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Born: 1956, New York City
Died: 1979, Bedford Hills

Alternate Names: Frankel, Charles, Frankel, Charles, 1956-...., Frankel, Charles Shiells
Occupation(s): philosopher
Employer(s): United States Department of State, Columbia University

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