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About Alexander Haig
Alexander Haig Jr.’s first mission upon graduating from the US Military Academy was the Korean War. He also fought in the Vietnam War and eventually rose to become a general.
In the early 1970s, he served the United States Army first as the Deputy National Security Advisor and then as the Vice Chief of Staff.
He is widely known for having served in Ronald Reagan’s administration as the United States Secretary of State. He had previously been the White House Chief of Staff under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford (1973-1974).
He was the second of three children born to Regina Anne Murphy and Alexander Haig Sr. He was married to Patricia Fox. They had three children together, one of whom is thriller author Brian Haig.
He was honored with the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Silver Star and other US Army accolades.
He died from staphylococcus infection complications on 20 February 2010.
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Famous quotes by Alexander Haig
A durable, long-term U.S.-China strategic relationship is even more important now than in previous decades. The relationship will continue to grow and prosper to the mutual benefit of all peoples.Alexander Haig
You have to look at the history of the Middle East in particular. It has been one of failure and frustration, of feudalism and tribalism.Alexander Haig
Alexander Haig's Popularity
Alexander Haig was a famous American general and diplomat, 59th United States Secretary of State, who was born on December 2, 1924. As a person born on this date, Alexander Haig is listed in our database as the 90th most popular celebrity for the day (December 2) and the 117th most popular for the year (1924).
People born on December 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Alexander Haig is the 2801st most popular Sagittarius.
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