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John Negroponte
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United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
February 27, 2007 – January 23, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Robert Zoellick
Succeeded by Jim Steinberg
United States Director of National Intelligence
In office
April 21, 2005 – February 13, 2007
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Mike McConnell
United States Ambassador to Iraq
In office
June 29, 2004 – March 17, 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Krzysztof Biernacki (Acting)
Succeeded by Zalmay Khalilzad
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
September 19, 2001 – June 23, 2004
President George W. Bush
Preceded by James B. Cunningham (Acting)
Succeeded by John Danforth
United States Ambassador to the Philippines
In office
October 26, 1993 – August 5, 1996
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Richard H. Solomon
Succeeded by Thomas C. Hubbard
United States Ambassador to Mexico
In office
July 3, 1989 – September 5, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Preceded by Charles J. Pilliod Jr.
Succeeded by Jim Jones
Deputy National Security Advisor
In office
November 23, 1987 – January 20, 1989
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Colin Powell
Succeeded by Robert Gates
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
In office
July 19, 1985 – November 23, 1987
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by James L. Malone
Succeeded by Frederick M. Bernthal
United States Ambassador to Honduras
In office
November 11, 1981 – May 30, 1985
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Jack R. Binns
Succeeded by John A. Ferch
Personal details
Born
John Dimitri Negroponte

July 21, 1939 (1939-07-21) (age 81)
London, United Kingdom
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Diana Villiers
Children 5
Education Yale University (BA)
Harvard University

John Dimitri Negroponte (/ˌnɛɡrˈpɒnti/; born July 21, 1939) is a British-born American diplomat of Greek descent. He served as a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, United States Deputy Secretary of State, and the first ever Director of National Intelligence.


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