Colin Powell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 5, 1937

Death Date

October 18, 2021

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Politician

The politician Colin Powell died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Four-star general who was the first African-American Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He famously broke from his party to endorse Barack Obama in 2008.

His son Michael Powell became the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He married Alma Powell in 1962 and the couple had two daughters named Linda and Annmarie. 

Quotes

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Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.

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It’s not just a matter of whether you support Obama or Romney. It’s who they have coming with them. I always keep my powder dry, as they say in the military.

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Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they’re being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I’m black. I tell them, ‘Don’t stop now. If I shot somebody you’d mention it.’

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Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.

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Russia isn’t going to start a war. They can’t afford it. I think Mr. Putin can be dealt with if we stop screaming at him. You can work with the guy. You just have to know who he is.

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