|64th United States Secretary of State|
January 23, 1997 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Warren Christopher|
|Succeeded by||Colin Powell|
|20th United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
January 27, 1993 – January 21, 1997
|Preceded by||Edward J. Perkins|
|Succeeded by||Bill Richardson|
Marie Jana Korbelová
May 15, 1937
(now Czech Republic)
|Died||March 23, 2022 (aged 84)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Joseph Medill Patterson Albright
(m. 1959; div. 1982)
|Education||Wellesley College (BA)|
Johns Hopkins University
Columbia University (MA, PhD)
She was born in Czechoslovakia. Her father was Josef Korbel. She was the first woman to become United States Secretary of State. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996. Ninety-nine United States Senators voted to confirm her. No senator voted against her. She was sworn in (taking office) on January 23, 1997. She was a professor at Georgetown University before her death.
Books[change | change source]
- Madam Secretary (2003)
- The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs (2006)
- Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership (2008).
- Read My Pins (2009).
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Madeleine Albright's House in Purcellville, VA (Google Maps) Retrieved 2018-05-08.
- "Biography: Madeleine Korbel Albright". Secretary.state.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-02-04. Retrieved 2010-05-21.
- Kelly, Caroline (March 23, 2022). "Madeleine Albright, first female US secretary of state, dies". CNN. Archived from the original on March 23, 2022. Retrieved March 23, 2022.
- McFadden, Robert D. (March 23, 2022). "Madeleine Albright, First Woman to Serve as Secretary of State, Dies at 84". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 23, 2022. Retrieved March 23, 2022.
- Albright, Madeleine (2009-09-29). "Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box by Madeleine Albright". Harpercollins.com. Archived from the original on 2017-10-12. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
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