Anne Applebaum Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Nov, 2020
Facts of Anne Applebaum
Date of Birth: 1964 , July-25
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Anne Applebaum
Birth Name Anne Elizabeth Sikorska
Father Harvey M. Applebaum
Mother Elizabeth Bloom
Nationality American, Polish
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C., USA
Profession Journalist, Historian, Author
Working For The Atlantic, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Radosław Sikorski
Children 2
Divorce Sidwell Friends School, Yale University, London School of Economics
Education Sidwell Friends School, Yale University, London School of Economics
Awards Pulitzer Prize, Charles Douglas-Home Memorial Trust Award, National Book Award, Cundill Prize, Duff Cooper Prize, Lionel Gelber Prize
Online Presence Official Site, Twitter
Books Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe, Gulag: A History, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956, Gulag Voices : An Anthology, From a Polish Country House Kitchen, Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
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Anne Applebaum is an American journalist, historian, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the 2003 book, Gulag: A History. She has worked for such news publications as The Economist and The Spectator and currently works as a staff writer for The Atlantic.     

What Is Anne Applebaum's Age? Where Was She Educated?

Anne Applebaum was born Anne Elizabeth Sikorska on July 25, 1964, to attorney Harvey M. Applebaum and artist Elizabeth Bloom. She is 56 years old at the time of this writing.    

A native of Washington, D.C., Applebaum studied at the local Sidwell Friends School, graduating in 1982. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and literature. She was a Marshall Scholar at the London School of Economics and went on to receive her master's degree in international relations in 1987.   

Married to Polish Politician & Journalist Radosław Sikorski

Anne Applebaum has been married since 1992 to the Polish politician and journalist Radosław Sikorski. They have two sons together: Aleksander Sikorski (born in 1997) and Tadeusz Sikorski (born in 2000).  

Anne Applebaum with her husband, Radosław Sikorski SOURCE: Russia Insider

Sikorski has served as the Deputy Minister of National Defense in 1992, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1998 to 2001, the Minister of National Defense from 2005 to 2007, the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2007 to 2014, and the Marshal of the Sejm from 2014 to 2015. 

Career and Net Worth

Anne Applebaum dropped out of college and moved to Warsaw, Poland in 1988 to work for The Economist. During her tenure with the news magazine, Sikorski covered the socio-political landscape of Central and Eastern Europe leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and its aftermath. 

She left The Economist in 1993 and worked as the foreign editor before being promoted to the deputy editor for the British news magazine, The Spectator. Applebaum moved back to Poland in 1998 and worked for several news publications.

She lived in the US from 2001 to 2005, during which she was on the editorial board of The Washington Post. Since November 2019. Anne has been a staff writer at The Atlantic and is a senior fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies' Agora Institute.   

Anne Applebaum on CNN SOURCE: CNN.com

Applebaum has authored several books on topics relating to Marxism–Leninism and the domestic and international affairs of Central and Eastern Europe. Some of her most notable books include 1994's Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe, 2003's Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag: A History, 2011's Gulag Voices: An Anthology, 2012's Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956 and From a Polish Country House Kitchen, 2017's Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, and 2020's Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism.    

Anne Applebaum is believed to have a net worth of around $1 million, courtesy of her journalist and writing career as well as book sales.

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