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George John Tenet
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18th Director of Central Intelligence
In office
July 11, 1997 – July 11, 2004
President Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded by John M. Deutch
Succeeded by Porter J. Goss
Personal details
Born January 5, 1953 age 55
Queens, New York

George John Tenet the son of Greek northern Epirus immigrants was born in January 5, 1953. He was the Director of Central Intelligence for the United States Central Intelligence Agency and is Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University. Tenet held the position as the DCI from July 1997 to July 2004, making him the second-longest serving director in the agency's history — behind Allen Welsh Dulles — as well as one of the few DCIs to serve under two U.S. presidents of opposing political parties.

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