Hans Holbein, date1535 (a preparation study for a known 'portrait of a man' in the Royal Collection - it has been suggested this is Sir Ralph Sadler (or Sadleir) (b.1507 – d.1587) Secretary of State for King Henry VIII who would have been 28 at the time. | Royal Collection Trust
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, political scientist, pianist, professor and diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American and the 2nd woman to serve as United States Secretary of State. She was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views and lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford University professor & Hoover Institute sr…
Creator/Contributor: Binder, Joseph, 1898-1972 (artist) Created/Published: Vienna : Published by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Commerce and Traffic, Bureau of the State Secretary for Employment and Tourist Traffic (Printed at J. Weiner) Date issued: 1910-1959 (approximate)
Arabella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor, widow of James IV of Scotland, mother of James V of Scotland, and daughter of England's Henry VII. Margaret Douglas was the product of Margaret Tudor's second marriage, to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus.
Colin Luther Powell is a United States statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Condoleezza Rice was born November 14, 1954, in Birmingham, Alabama. She grew up surrounded by racism in the segregated South but went on to become the first woman and first African American to be a Stanford University provost. She was appointed National Security Adviser by George W. Bush in 2001, and served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States from January 2005-2009.