Former U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher, known for his indefatigable endeavors to bring peace to Bosnia in the, has died of cancer at the age of 85.
As stated by his family, Warren Christopher died peacefully in California on Friday after complications that resulted from bladder and kidney cancer.
Ranked amongst the top U.S. diplomat from 1993-97, Warren Christopher became known as the “stealth” secretary of state.
Initially, Warren Christopher adopted law as a profession and served as a deputy attorney general under President, before beginning his career in diplomacy.
Warren Christopher was acknowledged as a great diplomat bywho wrote in his memoir, “The best public servant I ever knew”.
He played an important role in negotiating the release of 52 Americans held hostage in Iran in 1981. Also, he was an active instrument in the efforts to secure peace in the Middle East.