Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton
Clinton’s business card as a Senator from New York. She held this position between 2001-2009.

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HILLARY CLINTON (1947 – )

American Politician

Clinton has been a major figure in American politics since the 1990s. She was First lady of the United States when her husband, Bill Clinton, was President between 1993-2001. After being a Senator in the 2000s, she became Secretary of State under Barack Obama from 2009-2013. Clinton ran for President in 2016 but lost to Donald Trump.

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George F. Kennan

George Kennan
Kennan’s calling card, most likely as Ambassador to Yugoslavia.

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GEORGE F. KENNAN (1904 – 2005)

American Diplomat

Kennan was an influential diplomat during the Cold War. His ideas influenced the Truman Doctrine and the containment of the Soviet Union. He became the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1952, and later, Ambassador to Yugoslavia between 1961-1963.

James Day Hodgson

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Hodgson’s calling card as Ambassador to Japan.

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JAMES DAY HODGSON (1915 – 2012)

American Politician and Diplomat

Hodgson served as the United States Secretary of Labor under Richard Nixon, between 1970-1973. After this he took up the post of Ambassador to Japan between 1974-1977. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former Cabinet member in the United States.

Jean de Broglie

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De Broglie’s calling card from 1966/1967. The title is ‘Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs’.

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JEAN DE BROGLIE (1921 – 1976)

French Politician

De Broglie was from the House of Broglie, a noble French family. He held various positions in the Foreign Affairs department during the 1960s. In 1976 he was assassinated by gunshot while leaving his tax advisor’s home.

Helmut Schmidt

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Schmidt’s calling card as Chancellor of Germany.

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HELMUT SCHMIDT (1918 – 2015)

German Politician

Schmidt was an influential figure in European politics during the second half of the 20th Century. He was Chancellor of Germany from 1974-1982. Before this he held roles as the Minister for Finance and Defense.

Edward Drozniak

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Drozniak’s calling card as Poland’s Ambassador to the United States. It is also signed by him.

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EDWARD DROZNIAK (1902 – 1966)

Polish Economist and Politician

Drozniak was President of the National Bank of Poland during the 1940s and 1950s. Between 1961 and 1966 he was Poland’s Ambassador to the United States of America.

Louise Weiss

Louise Weiss
Weiss’s calling card which is also inscribed and initialed by her.

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LOUISE WEISS (1893 – 1983)

French Author, Activist and Politician

Weiss was a part of the European women’s suffrage movement during the 1930s, and later active in the French Resistance during the Second World War. She was elected as a member of the European Parliament in 1979, and the main building of the Parliament is named after her.