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Madeleine Korbel Albright

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Albright, Madeleine Korbel (1937– ), American politician, born in Czechoslovakia. At the age of 11 she and her family moved to the United States. A professor of international affairs, she started to work for the White House in 1978 where she dealt with foreign policy legislation. She is a former president of the Center for National Policy and a former member of the National Security Council staff. In 1993 she became ambassador to the United Nations. In 1997, she succeeded Warren Christopher as Secretary of State. Albright is the most highly placed woman in the American government.

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