Robert Hanssen Spy

Robert hanssen

Robert Philip Hanssen (born April 18, 1944) is a former American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent who spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against the United States for 22 years from 1979 to 2001. As of 2012, he is serving a life sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado. Hanssen was arrested on 18 February 2001 at Foxstone Park near his home in Vienna, Virginia, and was charged with selling American secrets to Russia for more than US$1.4 million in cash and diamonds over a 22-year period. On 6 July 2001, he pleaded guilty to 13 counts of espionage in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He was then sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. His activities have been described by the U.S. Department of Justice's Commission for the Review of FBI Security Programs as "possibly the worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history. Hanssen was born in Chicago, Illinois, to a family of mixed Danish-Polish and German descent. His father, a Chicago police officer, was emotionally abusive to Hanssen during his childhood. Hanssen lived in the Norwood Park community in Chicago.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 18th, 1944
Germany,United States of America


1. Northwestern University Colleges/University

Northwestern University is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States. Northwestern has 12 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools offering 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.

Institution info

Type Private university
2013. 8.2 bil. $
Institution colors
January 28th, 1851
633 Clark St., 60208 - Evanston, Illinois
2012. 8,525
2010. 9,535
2009. 9,914
2012. 8,145
2010. 10,946
Acceptance rate
2014. 12.9 %
2013. 13.9 %
2012. 15.0 %
2011. 18.0 %
2010. 23.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45.1 K $
2010. 39.8 K $
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People attended Northwestern University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1948., Writer
b. 1948., Politician
b. 1945., Actor
b. 1942., Chemist
b. 1945., Novelist
b. 1948., Organization leader
b. 1944., Actor
b. 1949., Writer

2. Knox College Colleges/University

Knox College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college located in Galesburg, Illinois. Knox is classified as a more selective institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and is ranked 75th among liberal arts colleges by the 2011 edition of America's Best Colleges in U.S. News & World Report. It is one of 40 schools featured in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives.

Type Private university
Institution colors
February 15th, 1837
2 E South St, 61401-4597 - Galesburg, Illinois
2010. 1,392
2009. 1,384
2008. 1,351
Acceptance rate
2010. 72.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 32.7 K $
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
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People attended Knox College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1949., Politician
b. 1939., Psychologist
b. 1941., Writer
b. 1945., Dramatist
b. 1947., Politician
b. 1948., Organization leader
b. 1944., Neurosurgeon
b. 1949., Journalist

As movie subject

Title Year Other subjects Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers External resources
Scott Kroopf
Scott Strauss
William Rotko
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story


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