Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. Albright was nominated for secretary of state by President Bill Clinton and served in the role from 1997 to 2001. She was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 1997.
President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a statement called Albright “one of the finest Secretaries of State, an outstanding UN Ambassador, a brilliant professor, and an extraordinary human being.”
Madeleine Albright Cause Of Death
She died on Wednesday from cancer at age 84, according to her family. “As the world redefined itself in the wake of the Cold War, we were partners and friends working to welcome newly liberated democracies into NATO and confront the horrors of genocide in the Balkans,”
President Joe Biden said in a statement. “When I think of Madeleine, I will always remember her fervent faith that ‘America is the indispensable nation.'”
“As a kid in war-torn Europe, Madeleine and her family were two times compelled to escape their home,” the Clintons said.
How Did Madeleine Albright Die?
She died on Wednesday from cancer.
“Whenever the finish of the Cold War introduced another period of worldwide reliance, she turned into America’s voice at the UN, then assumed control at the State Department, where she was an energetic power for opportunity, a vote based system, and common freedoms.”
What Happend WithMadeleine Albright?
The Clintons said, in their last discussion with Albright two weeks prior, the 84-year not entirely set in stone “to go out with her boots on, supporting Ukraine in its battle to safeguard opportunity and a majority rules government.”
In a State Department instructions Wednesday, representative Ned Price said Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken had been told of her demise.