Madeleine Albright

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Madeleine Albright
64t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
Januar 23, 1997 – Januar 20, 2001
PresesBill Clinton
Precedit biWarren Christopher
Succeedit biColin Powell
20t Unitit States Ambassador tae the Unitit Nations
In office
Januar 27, 1993 – Januar 21, 1997
PresesBill Clinton
Precedit biEdward Perkins
Succeedit biBill Richardson
Personal details
BornMarie Jana Korbelová
15 Mey 1937(1937-05-15)
Prague, Czechoslovakie
(now Czech Republic)
Dee'd23 Mairch 2022 (aged 84)
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Joseph Albright (1959–1982)
Alma materWellesley College
Johns Hopkins Varsity
Columbia Varsity
(Umwhile Roman Catholicism)[1]

Madeleine Korbelová Albright (born Mey 15, 1937; deed Mairch 23, 2022) wis the first woman tae hae acome the Unitit States Secretar o State. She wis nominatit bi U.S. Preses Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, an wis unanimously confirmed bi a U.S. Senate vote o 99–0. She wis sworn in on Januar 23, 1997.

Albright currently serves as a professor o Internaitional Relations at Georgetown Varsity's Walsh Schuil o Foreign Service. She haulds a PhD frae Columbia Varsity an numerous honorary degrees. In Mey 2012, she wis awairdit the Presidential Medal o Freedom bi US Preses Barack Obama.[2] Secretar Albright an aa serves as a director on the board o the Cooncil on Foreign Relations.[3]

Albright is fluent in Inglis, French, Roushie, an Czech; she speaks an reads Pols an Serbo-Croatie as well.[4]

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  1. Albright was raised Catholic and is affiliated by choice with an Episcopal church.[1] But traditional Judaism, which considers neither conversion nor nonaffiliation as relevant to Jewish status, considers Albright Jewish based on her mother's having been Jewish.[2] (See Judaism#What makes a person Jewish?)
  2. Cohen, Tom (29 Mey 2012). "Albright, Dylan among recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom". CNN. Archived frae the original on 21 Januar 2014. Retrieved 23 Januar 2014.
  3. "Board of Directors – Council on Foreign Relations". 14 Mey 2006. Archived frae the original on 3 November 2010. Retrieved 1 Juin 2009. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. Brockes, Emma (30 October 2003). "Interview: Madeleine Albright". The Guardian. London.