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Madeleine Albright

Date of Birth 15-May-1937
Place of Birth Prague
(Bohemia, Austria-Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic)
Nationality United States of America, Czech Republic
Also know as Madeleine Korbel Albright, Marie Jana Korbelová, Marie Jana Korbelova, Sec'y. Madeleine Albright, Dr. Madeleine Albright, Secretary Madeleine Albright
Profession Politician, Diplomat, Professor
Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright is a Czech-born American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99–0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997. Albright currently serves as a professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. She holds a PhD from Columbia University and numerous honorary degrees. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama. Secretary Albright also serves as a director on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations. Albright is fluent in English, French, Russian, and Czech; she speaks and reads Polish and Serbo-Croatian as well.

Awards by Madeleine Albright

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