Madeleine Korbelová Albright (born Mey 15, 1937) is the first woman tae hae acome the Unitit States Secretar o State. She wis nominatit bi U.S. Preses Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, an wis unanimously confirmed bi a U.S. Senate vote o 99–0. She wis sworn in on Januar 23, 1997.
|64t Unitit States Secretar o State|
Januar 23, 1997 – Januar 20, 2001
|Precedit bi||Warren Christopher|
|Succeedit bi||Colin Powell|
|20t Unitit States Ambassador tae the Unitit Nations|
Januar 27, 1993 – Januar 21, 1997
|Precedit bi||Edward Perkins|
|Succeedit bi||Bill Richardson|
|Born||Marie Jana Korbelová|
15 Mey 1937
(now Czech Republic)
|Spoose(s)||Joseph Albright (1959–1982)|
|Alma mater||Wellesley College|
Johns Hopkins Varsity
(Umwhile Roman Catholicism)
Albright currently serves as a professor o Internaitional Relations at Georgetown Varsity's Walsh Schuil o Foreign Service. She haulds a PhD frae Columbia Varsity an numerous honorary degrees. In Mey 2012, she wis awairdit the Presidential Medal o Freedom bi US Preses Barack Obama. Secretar Albright an aa serves as a director on the board o the Cooncil on Foreign Relations.
- Albright was raised Catholic and is affiliated by choice with an Episcopal church. But traditional Judaism, which considers neither conversion nor nonaffiliation as relevant to Jewish status, considers Albright Jewish based on her mother's having been Jewish. (See Judaism#What makes a person Jewish?)
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- Brockes, Emma (30 October 2003). "Interview: Madeleine Albright". The Guardian. London.