Currently alive, at 86 years of age.
1930 – Born on the 1st of August.
1957 – He joined the US Foreign service, and served in various posts in embassies, consulates, and the State
1961 – He served as a staff at the United States Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
1969 – He served in the Nixon administration as an assistant to National Security Advisor.
1971 – He ended his service as an assistant to National Security Advisor.
1977 – He was appointed as ambassador to Yugoslavia.
1982 – He was appointed as a Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs (the State Department’s third-ranking
1989 – He was appointed as a Deputy Secretary of State (the Department’s second-ranking position).
– He also served as the President’s primary advisor for affairs relating to the quickly disintegrating
1992 – He served as Acting Secretary of State.
1995 – On the 6th of May he delivered the commencement address to the 1995 graduating class of James
2002 – He questioned the timing of possible military action in Iraq.
2005 – He announced that the International Commission On Holocaust Era Insurance Claims was offering
approximately 16 million dollars to Holocaust victims and their heirs.
2006 – He participated in a meeting at the White House of former Secretaries of Defense and State to discuss
United States foreign policy.