William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC (March 9, 1896 – May 3, 1962) was a U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia (1944–1946), university professor and college president (1936–42), and United States Marine Corps officer—serving in World War I and World War II, and U.S. intelligence officer. In 2008 Arabian Knight: Colonel Bill Eddy USMC and the Rise of American Power in the Middle East, the first biography on Bill Eddy, was published by Selwa Press. It is written by the Middle East specialist, author and Washington Post journalist Thomas Lippman.

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  • 25بك المحتوى هنا ينقصه الاستشهاد بمصادر. يرجى إيراد مصادر موثوق بها. أي معلومات غير موثقة يمكن التشكيك بها وإزالتها. (مارس 2016) ويليام ألفريد بيل إدي (بالإنجليزية: William Alfred "Bill" Eddy) (مولود في 9 مارس 1896-3 مايو 1962) كان وزيرا أمريكيا للسعودية (1944-1946) وأستاذ جامعة ورئيس كلية. (ar)
  • William Alfred „Bill“ Eddy (* 9. März 1896 in Sidon; † 3. Mai 1962 in Beirut) war ein US-amerikanischer Marine-Corps-Offizier im Ersten und Zweiten Weltkrieg, US-Geheimdienst-Offizier, US-Gesandter in Saudi-Arabien (1944–1946) und Universitätsprofessor und College-Präsident (1936–1942). Mit seiner persönlichen Freundschaft zum saudi-arabischen Königshaus legt Eddy den Grundstein zur strategischen Partnerschaft zwischen Saudi-Arabien und den USA. (de)
  • William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC (March 9, 1896 – May 3, 1962) was a U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia (1944–1946), university professor and college president (1936–42), and United States Marine Corps officer—serving in World War I and World War II, and U.S. intelligence officer. After serving in World War I, Eddy had an academic career as a literary scholar and professor of English, at Dartmouth College and the American University in Cairo. He was later president of both Hobart College and William Smith College (1936–42). Eddy returned to military service just before the start of World War II, serving as an intelligence officer. From 1943 to 1945, he was the U.S. Minister to Saudi Arabia, a consultant for the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) and an instrumental figure in the development of the United States' relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries. He was a key figure in the formation of the CIA. In 2008 Arabian Knight: Colonel Bill Eddy USMC and the Rise of American Power in the Middle East, the first biography on Bill Eddy, was published by Selwa Press. It is written by the Middle East specialist, author and Washington Post journalist Thomas Lippman. (en)
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  • United States
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  • 1896-3-9
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  • 1962-5-3
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  • 6th Marine Regiment
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  • 1918-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 1917-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 1896-03-09 (xsd:date)
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  • 1962-05-03 (xsd:date)
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  • Beirut, Lebanon
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  • University professor and president, Minister to Saudi Arabia
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  • Highly decorated World War I and World War II U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer; Minister to Saudi Arabia; University professor and president (en)
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  • 25بك المحتوى هنا ينقصه الاستشهاد بمصادر. يرجى إيراد مصادر موثوق بها. أي معلومات غير موثقة يمكن التشكيك بها وإزالتها. (مارس 2016) ويليام ألفريد بيل إدي (بالإنجليزية: William Alfred "Bill" Eddy) (مولود في 9 مارس 1896-3 مايو 1962) كان وزيرا أمريكيا للسعودية (1944-1946) وأستاذ جامعة ورئيس كلية. (ar)
  • William Alfred „Bill“ Eddy (* 9. März 1896 in Sidon; † 3. Mai 1962 in Beirut) war ein US-amerikanischer Marine-Corps-Offizier im Ersten und Zweiten Weltkrieg, US-Geheimdienst-Offizier, US-Gesandter in Saudi-Arabien (1944–1946) und Universitätsprofessor und College-Präsident (1936–1942). Mit seiner persönlichen Freundschaft zum saudi-arabischen Königshaus legt Eddy den Grundstein zur strategischen Partnerschaft zwischen Saudi-Arabien und den USA. (de)
  • William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC (March 9, 1896 – May 3, 1962) was a U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia (1944–1946), university professor and college president (1936–42), and United States Marine Corps officer—serving in World War I and World War II, and U.S. intelligence officer. In 2008 Arabian Knight: Colonel Bill Eddy USMC and the Rise of American Power in the Middle East, the first biography on Bill Eddy, was published by Selwa Press. It is written by the Middle East specialist, author and Washington Post journalist Thomas Lippman. (en)
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  • ويليام إدي (ar)
  • William Alfred Eddy (de)
  • William A. Eddy (en)
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  • William A. Eddy (en)
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