Who was the first woman secretary of state in 1997?
Madeleine Korbel Albright was nominated to be the first woman Secretary of State by President William Jefferson Clinton on December 5, 1996, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 22, 1997, and sworn in the next day. She served in the position for four years and ended her service on January 20, 2001.
What president did Madeleine Albright work for?
Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová; May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the first female United States Secretary of State in U.S. history from 1997 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.
Has there ever been a female secretary of state?
Only three of them have been women: Madeleine Albright (1997-2001), Condoleezza Rice (2005-2009), and Hillary Clinton (2009-2013).
Who Became first female secretary of state?
Madeleine K. Albright was the first woman to serve as Secretary of State.
Who is the new US Secretary of State?
|United States Secretary of State|
|Flag of the Secretary of State|
|Incumbent Antony Blinken since January 26, 2021|
|United States Department of State|
|Style||Mr. Secretary (informal) The Honorable (formal) His Excellency (diplomatic)|