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Madeleine Albright (Diplomat) Age, Death, Biography, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 24, 2022

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Short Biography

Madeleine Albright was born on 15-05-1937 in Smichov, Prague, Czech Republic. She was an American Diplomat, Politician, Memoirist, Writer, Author, Autobiographer, Professor, Chairperson of the Albright Stonebridge Group & the first female secretary of state in the United States. She served under the 42nd US President Bill Clinton as the 64th United States Secretary of State from 23-01-1997 to 20-01-2001.

Other Name: Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright, Marie Jana Korbelová, Marie Jana, Madeleine K. Albright
Other Professions: Politician Memoirist Writer Author Autobiographer Professor Chairperson

Madeleine Albright Complete Bio & Career

Madeleine Albright is an American politician who served herself for the USA government for the last seven decades. She was born and raised in Prague, the capital of Czechoslovak. When she was just 3 years old, her family moved to London. Here, She got enrolled in a local school for primary education. During this period, Madeleine did a documentary movie that was based on the life of war refugees in London, England. After world war II, her family moved back to Prague where her father joined a press at a Czechoslovakian agency in Yugoslavia. Then, her family migrated to Switzerland. Here, she learned French and changed her name to "Marie Jana". After a few years, she moved to the United States in 1948 along with her family. Here, her father joined the University of Denver, Colorado where he taught political science to children.
Furthermore, Albright spent her teen days here and got her graduation degree from Kent Denver school in village Cherry Hills. She established an International relational club in this school and became the first president of the school. The politician also attended Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and got a degree in political  68science in 1959. Before this, in 1957, she got citizenship in America and joined CDA (College Democrats of America). In 1968, she moved back to Washington D.C. and achieved her Doctor of Philosophy (1975). In 1972, the politician began a fundraising campaign for the presidential campaign of the USA. In 1978, Madeleine was invited to hold the West Wing society for the National Security Council of Congressional liaison.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Madeleine Albright died at the age of 84 from cancer on 23-03-2022 in Washington, D.C., United States.

DEATHDAY 23 March,2022 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Washington D.C.

President Biden pays tribute to Madeleine Albright, said Jill and I will miss her dearly

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Bill Gates pays tribute to Madeleine Albright: said, the world lost a visionary who believed in our common humanity

Madeleine Albright Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Josef Korbel
Mother Anna Spiegelova
Brother John Korbel
Sister Katherine Korbelova
Ex-husband Joseph Medill Patterson Albright (1959-1982)
Son None
Daughters Alice Patterson Albright, Anne Korbel Albright, Katherine Medill Albright

She was born to a diplomat/political scientist father Josef Korbel & mother Anna Spiegelova. She had a sister named Katherine Korbelova & a brother John Korbel. On 11-06-1959, she was married to an American businessman Joseph Medill Patterson Albright. Together the couple had three daughters named Alice Patterson Albright, Anne Korbel Albright & Katherine Medill Albright. The couple got divorced in 1982.

Madeleine Albright was posted her childhood photo, remembering her old days in Switzerland

Madeleine Albright's childhood photo with her father Josef Korbel

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Hazel
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Smichov, Prague, Czech Republic
Nationality American
Religion Catholic
Address 1318, 34th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States
School Kent Denver School, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
College - Wellesley College, Massachusetts
- Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C.
- Columbia University, New York
Qualification Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
Hobbies Writing, Reading, Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut 1976 - Became Chief Legislative Assistant
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website https://www.albrightstonebridge.com/


Favorite Color Black, Blue
Favorite Politician Bill Clinton
Favorite Place Switzerland
Favorite Dress Pant Coat, Formal Wear

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Madeleine Albright

  • Madeleine was an American diplomat who served as the 64th United States secretary of state. She was the first woman in the history of the US to get the highest rank.
  • She published her autobiography Madam Secretary- A Memoir in 2003.
  • The 44th President of America, Barack Obama honored her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
  • In the whole journey of life, Albright was also surrounded by several controversies such as imposing sanctions against Iraq and hate speech against Serbs, and war profiteering.
  • In March 2000, Madeleine won the silver medal of Jan Ministry for her work by the Bohemian Foundation and the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • She had to change her religion from Roman Catholic to Episcopal church before marriage with Joseph Medill Paterson.
  • She was also known for her body fitness and dressing. In 2013, The Guardian named her in the list of the fifty best-dressed over the 50s.

Madeleine Albright was seen in the eighth episode of the television series Parks and Recreation Season-7, as a guest appearance

The U.S. President Barack Obama honoured her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in May 2012

Madeleine Albright Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Madeleine Albright was 84 years 10 months & 8 days old age.