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Amanpour, Christiane

Born: 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Reporters


1958 - Born in London


1969 - returned to England when she was 11 to study at the Holy Cross Convent School


1979 - they had to leave Iran after the Islamic Revolution



- flew to the United States and studied Journalism at the University of Rhode Island

- worked for NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island


1983 - got hired by CNN


1989 - was assigned to Frankfurt, West Germany to report about the democratic revolutions in Eastern Europe


1990 - became famous in her coverage of the Persian Gulf War which followed the occupation of Iraq over Kuwait


1993 - was awarded with the Peabody



- had a contract with CBS for four to five in-depth news coverage of international issues


1998 - bagged the Peabody Award

- married James Rubin


2000 - bore a son named Darius John Rubin


2006 - ranked no. 72 of the Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women in the World


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