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Colin Powell
  • Name: Colin Powell
  • Born: 04/05/1937 (84 years old)

Colin Luther Powell (/ˈklɪn/; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993). He played major roles in the invasion of Panama in 1989 and especially the Persian Gulf War against Iraq in 1990–1991. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under Republican President George W. Bush. He was the first African-American to serve as Secretary of State. His term was highly controversial regarding his inaccurate justification for America’s Iraq War in 2003. He was fired after Bush was reelected in 2004.

Birth Name: Colin Luther Powell

Alias: Colin Luther Powell

Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

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