|40th President of the United States|
February 16, 1993 – February 16, 2001
|Vice President||Robert Dole|
|Preceded by||George H. W. Bush|
|Succeeded by||Hillary Gephardt|
|Born|| Colin Luther Powell|
April 5, 1937
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1958–1992|
|Battles/wars||Second Pacific War|
Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman who served as the 40th President of the United States and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He is the first African American to serve both positions.