Donald M. Blinken

American diplomat and businessman

Donald Mayer Blinken[2] (born November 11, 1925) is an American politician and businessman.[3][4] He was born in New York City.

Donald M. Blinken
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United States Ambassador to Hungary
In office
April 1, 1994 – November 20, 1997
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byCharles H. Thomas
Succeeded byPeter Tufo
Personal details
Born
Donald Mayer Blinken

(1925-11-11) November 11, 1925 (age 95)
New York City, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
  • Judith (Frehm) Blinken[1]
    (m. 1961; div. 1971)
  • Vera Evans
ChildrenAntony Blinken
Relatives
Alma materHarvard University

Blinken was director and one of the founders of E. M. Warburg Pincus & Company. He was the board chairman of the State University of New York from 1978 to 1990. He was the American Ambassador to Hungary from 1994 to 1998 during the Bill Clinton presidency.[1][5] He is the father of United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "WEDDINGS; Evan Ryan, Antony Blinken". The New York Times. March 3, 2002. Retrieved 2 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Harvard Alumni Directory. Harvard University. 1965. Retrieved November 22, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Donald Blinken". Council of American Ambassadors. Retrieved 2 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Blinken, Donald (December 1, 2017). "Art collector Donald Blinken remembers all about artists". Financial Times. Retrieved 2 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Donald M. Blinken". US Embassy in Hungary. Retrieved 2 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)