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Colin Luther Powell

Russian: Колин Лютер Пауэлл
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Harlem, New York County, New York, United States
Death: October 18, 2021 (84)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States (complications of COVID-19)
Immediate Family:

Son of Luther Theophilus Powell and Maud Ariel Powell
Husband of Private and Private
Father of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 1 other
Brother of Marilyn Elise Berns

Occupation: 65th United States Secretary of State., Military Advisor
Managed by: Kenneth Kwame Welsh, (C)
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About Colin Powell, 65th US Secretary of State

Colin Powell was an American politician, diplomat and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State. Prior to the election of Barack Obama as president in 2008, he and his successor, Condoleezza Rice, were the highest-ranking African Americans in the history of the federal executive branch (by virtue of the Secretary of State standing fourth in the presidential line of succession). He served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993. (Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)

О Colin Powell, 65th US Secretary of State (русский)

Ко́лин Лю́тер Па́уэлл (англ. Colin Luther Powell; 5 апреля 1937, Гарлем, Манхэттен, Нью-Йорк, США — 18 октября 2021, Бетесда, Монтгомери, Мэриленд, США[4]) — американский военный деятель, генерал армии США, Государственный секретарь в период первого срока президентства Джорджа Уокера Буша (2001—2005). В 1987—1989 годах был советником по национальной безопасности в администрации президента Рональда Рейгана, а в 1989—1993 годах — председателем Объединённого комитета начальников штабов. Ветеран войны во Вьетнаме. В 1991 году награждён высшей наградой США — Золотой медалью Конгресса. Кавалер двух Президентских медалей Свободы, в том числе с отличием. Член Американского философского общества (1998)
Госсекретарь Пауэлл вошел в историю как инициатор войны в Ираке, а затем публично раскаялся в своем поступке.

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Colin Powell, 65th US Secretary of State's Timeline

1937
April 5, 1937
Harlem, New York County, New York, United States
2021
October 18, 2021
Age 84
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States