Colin Powell

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell Full Name: Colin Powell


Profession: General and US Secretary Of State
Why Famous: Retired four-star general in the United States Army. The 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position.

Born: April 5, 1937 (81 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Married Life

  • 1962-08-25 Retired general Colin Powell (25) weds audiologist Alma Johnson (24) at the First Congregational Church in Birmingham, Alabama

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