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Madeleine K. Albright

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, a Czech-born refugee, became the first woman ever to hold the post of United States secretary of state in 1997. She was granted political asylum in the U.S. in 1948 and became an American citizen in 1957.

Madeleine Albright: b. 1937; Madeleine Albright was the first woman to become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by US President Bill Clinton, and 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. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

Albright, Madeleine "Read My Pins" Harper, 2009. Biography from US State Department, "Pin-up World", Chicago Time Out, 2009 "Madeleine Albright - Read My Pins" Deleuse Jewelers, 2011

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