Michael Hayden

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Michael Vincent Hayden
Michael Hayden, CIA official portrait.jpg
20th Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
In office
May 30, 2006 – February 12, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byPorter J. Goss
Succeeded byLeon Panetta
15th Director of the National Security Agency
In office
March 1999 – April 21, 2005
PresidentBill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded byKenneth Minihan
Succeeded byKeith Alexander
Personal details
Born (1945-03-17) March 17, 1945 (age 77)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
ProfessionMilitary Officer

Michael Hayden (born March 17, 1945) is an American politician, writer and military personnel. He was the head of the CIA from 2006 to 2009. On 24 May 2006, he was voted as the new head of the CIA by the United States Senate. He was the director of the NSA from 1999 to 2005. The NSA and CIA are both spy agencies. He has worked as a spy since 1970.

On November 23, 2018, Hayden was hospitalized after suffering a stroke.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Martinez, Didi (November 23, 2018). "Former CIA, NSA director Michael Hayden hospitalized after suffering stroke". NBC News. Retrieved 24 November 2018.

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