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Antony Blinken
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Official portrait, 2015
71st United States Secretary of State
Assumed office
January 26, 2021
President Joe Biden
Preceded by Mike Pompeo
18th United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
January 9, 2015 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by William Joseph Burns
Succeeded by John Sullivan
United States Deputy National Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 2013 – January 9, 2015
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Denis McDonough
Succeeded by Avril Haines
National Security Advisor to the Vice President of the United States
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden
Preceded by John P. Hannah
Succeeded by Jake Sullivan
Personal details
Born
Antony John Blinken

April 16, 1962 (1962-04-16) (age 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Evan Ryan (m. 2002)
Relations
Education

Antony John Blinken (born April 16, 1962) is an American politician. Blinken is the 71st and current United States Secretary of State since January 26, 2021. He was the United States Deputy Secretary of State from 2015 to 2017 and Deputy National Security Advisor from 2013 to 2015 under President Barack Obama.

In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden chose Blinken to be United States Secretary of State. Blinken was confirmed by the Senate on January 26, 2021, in a 78-22 confirmation vote.

He plays guitar and has two songs available on Spotify.

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