Notable Secretaries of State

Published On: Jan 31 2013 08:13:02 AM CST

Democratic Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts was nominated to be secretary of state by President Obama and was overwhelmingly confirmed as the 68th secretary of state by his colleagues in the U.S. Senate. Take a look at notable secretaries of state.

Madeleine Albright
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Madeleine Albright served from 1997-2001. She was the first woman to serve as secretary of state.

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