Who was Madeleine Albright Secretary of State?

Who was Madeleine Albright Secretary of State?

Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová; May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the first female United States Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.

Is Madeline Albright married?

Joseph Medill Patterson Albrightm. 1959–1982
Madeleine Albright/Spouse

Who are Madeleine Albright’s daughters?

Anne Korbel Albright
Alice Patterson AlbrightKatherine Medill Albright
Madeleine Albright/Daughters

Why did Madeleine Albright come to America?

The daughter of Czech diplomat Josef Korbel, Albright fled to England with her family after the Nazis occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939. The family returned home after World War II ended but immigrated to the United States in 1948 after a Soviet-sponsored Communist coup seized power in Prague.

Who became the first female Secretary of State of the United States?

Madeleine Korbel Albright was nominated to be the first woman Secretary of State by President William Jefferson Clinton on December 5, 1996, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 22, 1997, and sworn in the next day. She served in the position for four years and ended her service on January 20, 2001.

How old is Albright?

84 years (May 15, 1937)
Madeleine Albright/Age

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Who is Alice Albright?

Alice Albright, a U.S. national, comes to GPE with over 27 years of international experience that spans the private, non-profit, and public sectors. She previously served in the Obama Administration as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank).

Has there ever been a female treasury secretary?

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was confirmed as treasury secretary Monday, with the Senate voting 84-15 to make her the first woman to lead the department.

Have we had a female Secretary of State?

Only three of them have been women: Madeleine Albright (1997-2001), Condoleezza Rice (2005-2009), and Hillary Clinton (2009-2013).

Has there ever been a woman secretary of defense?

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are the only existing Cabinet departments that have not had women secretaries yet.

Is Alice Albright related to Madeleine Albright?

Alice Patterson Albright, a daughter of Madeleine Korbel Albright of Washington and Joseph Medill Patterson Albright of Rome, was married at the Washington Cathedral yesterday to Gregory Bigelow Bowes, the son of Judith G. Bowes of Chevy Chase, Md., and David B. Bowes of Washington.

What was the name of Anna Lindh’s husband?

Lindh married Bo Holmberg in 1991. Holmberg was Governor of Södermanland (her home constituency for over 20 years). The couple had two sons, Filip and David. It has been suggested that this section be split out into another article titled assassination of Anna Lindh. ( Discuss) (January 2018)

Where did Anna Lindh grow up in Sweden?

Lindh was born to Staffan (1931-2017) and Nancy Lindh (1932-2005), in Enskede-Årsta, a suburb southeast of Stockholm, but grew up in Enköping. She became involved in politics at age 12, when she joined the local branch of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League.

Where was Anna Lindh due to meet Đinđic?

Lindh was due to meet Đinđić in Belgrade in March 2003, moments before his assassination. Six months later, she was stabbed to death by a Serbian assassin. Another talking point in her career was the violent repatriation of Ahmed Agiza and Muhammad al-Zery from Sweden to Egypt, an operation carried out by the US military.