- Category : 1952-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (16,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 4
American former military officer and public official, the son of an American mother and a Dutch father. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 6 September 2011 until his resignation on 9 November 2012, two days after his 60th birthday. Prior to his assuming the directorship of the CIA, Petraeus was a four-star general serving over 37 years in the United States Army, commanding the American troups in Iraq for some years, and later in Afghanistan.
He resigned as CIA director because of an extramarital affair. News agencies reported that Paula Broadwell, his biographer, was the woman involved, and that she had been under investigation by the FBI for suspicion of having access to Petraeus' email. Broadwell is born 9 November 1972 in Bismarck, North Dakota.