Madeleine Albright, first female US secretary of state, dies at 84
24 March 2022 | 3:02 pm
The first female US secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, has died at the age of 84. Born in what was then Czechoslovakia, Albright never shied away from speaking her mind.
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