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Richard Holbrooke

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Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke (April 24, 1941 - December 13, 2010) was an American diplomat. He became well-known when he helped broker the Dayton peace agreement, together with Carl Bildt. This agreement of 1995 helped end the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.[1]

He died of a torn aorta on December 13, 2010.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Holbrooke was born to Dan and Trudi Holbrooke on April 24, 1941 in Manhattan, New York.[1] He had a brother, Andrew, who

He attended Scarsdale High School, before going to Brown University and the Princeton University.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Strong American Voice in Diplomacy and Crisis". The New York Times. December 13, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2017.