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Colin Powell

Date of Birth 05-April-1937
Place of Birth Harlem
(New York City, Manhattan, United States of America, New York, New York metropolitan area)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Colin Luther Powell, Colin Powell, Colin Powell, Colin L. Powell, Colin Powell, General Colin Powell, Gen. Colin Powell, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Colin Luther Powell
Profession Politician, Statesman, Soldier, Diplomat
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Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor, as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, holding the latter position during the Persian Gulf War. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and was the first of two consecutive African American office-holders to hold the key Administration position of U.S. Secretary of State.

Awards by Colin Powell

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