Here's a look at Paul Wolfowitz's life.
Personal: Birth date: December 22, 1943
Birth place: New York, New York
Birth name: Paul Dundes Wolfowitz
Father: Jacob Wolfowitz
Mother: Lillian (Dundes) Wolfowitz
Marriage: Clare Selgin (1968 - 2002, divorce)
Children: Sara Elizabeth; David Samuel; Rachel Dahlia
Education: Cornell University, A.B. Math (1965); University of Chicago, M.A. Political Science (1967); University of Chicago, PhD Political Science (1972)
Timeline: 1973-1977- Works at the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in various positions.
1977-1980 - Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Regional Programs under President Carter.
1981-1982 - Head of the Policy Planning Staff at the State Dept.
1983-1986 - Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
1986-1989 - U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia.
1989-1993 - Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for the Bush administration.
1994-2001 - Dean and Professor of International Relations at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
1996 - Foreign policy strategist in Bob Dole's presidential campaign.
2001-2005 - Deputy Secretary of Defense of the United States.
August 2004 - Reports of Wolfowitz's romantic involvement with a World Bank employee, Shaha Riza, surface.
March 16, 2005 - Nominated by President George W. Bush to head the World Bank.
March 31, 2005 - Is unanimously approved as the 10th President of the World Bank.
March 31, 2005-June 30, 2007 - President of the World Bank.
April 2007 - Reports surface that in 2005, Wolfowitz arranged for Riza to take a new job at the State Dept. to avoid a conflict of interest. Her new job paid $180,000, with a guaranteed salary increase of 8% a year. She was reportedly guaranteed a senior position at the World Bank if she decided to return at the end of Wolfowitz's term.
June 30, 2007 - Steps down as President of World Bank.
July 2, 2007 - Joins American Enterprise Institute, a think tank, as a visiting scholar.
January 25, 2008 - It is announced that Wolfowitz will head a high-level advisory panel on arms control and disarmament.