John Negroponte

American diplomat

John Dimitri Negroponte (/ˌnɛɡrˈpɒnti/; born July 21, 1939) is a British-born American diplomat of Greek descent.[1] 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.

John Negroponte
United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
February 27, 2007 – January 23, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byRobert Zoellick
Succeeded byJim Steinberg
United States Director of National Intelligence
In office
April 21, 2005 – February 13, 2007
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMike McConnell
United States Ambassador to Iraq
In office
June 29, 2004 – March 17, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byKrzysztof Biernacki (Acting)
Succeeded byZalmay Khalilzad
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
September 19, 2001 – June 23, 2004
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJames B. Cunningham (Acting)
Succeeded byJohn Danforth
United States Ambassador to the Philippines
In office
October 26, 1993 – August 5, 1996
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byRichard H. Solomon
Succeeded byThomas C. Hubbard
United States Ambassador to Mexico
In office
July 3, 1989 – September 5, 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Preceded byCharles J. Pilliod Jr.
Succeeded byJim Jones
Deputy National Security Advisor
In office
November 23, 1987 – January 20, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byColin Powell
Succeeded byRobert Gates
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
In office
July 19, 1985 – November 23, 1987
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byJames L. Malone
Succeeded byFrederick M. Bernthal
United States Ambassador to Honduras
In office
November 11, 1981 – May 30, 1985
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byJack R. Binns
Succeeded byJohn A. Ferch
Personal details
John Dimitri Negroponte

(1939-07-21) July 21, 1939 (age 84)
London, United Kingdom
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Diana Villiers
EducationYale University (BA)
Harvard University

References change

  1. "Ambassador John D. Negroponte: Briefing a Future President about Foreign Policy | GW Today | The George Washington University". 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2016-08-18.