BREAKING: Madeleine Albright, first female US secretary of state, dead at 84

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Originally Published: 23 MAR 22 14:27 ET

(CNN) — Madeleine Albright, the first woman US secretary of state, who helped steer Western foreign policy in the aftermath of the Cold War, has died. She was 84 years old.

Her death was confirmed in an email to staff of the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm founded by Albright.

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