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Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright born in Prague

15 May, 1937

Madeleine Albright chidhood photoAlbright is born as Maria Jana Korbelova in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic). Her father, Josef Korbel, is a member of the Czechoslovakian diplomatic service. Her mother, Mandula, is a homemaker. Her grandmother gave her the nickname “Madeleine” when she was young, and her name was legally changed when she was an adolescent. She has a younger sister Katherine.