Kurt Waldheim, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kurt Waldheim

4th Secretary-General of the United Nations, President of Austria

Date of Birth: 21-Dec-1918

Place of Birth: Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Lower Austria, Austria

Date of Death: 14-Jun-2007

Profession: lawyer, politician, military officer, diplomat, autobiographer

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Kurt Waldheim

  • Kurt Josef Waldheim (German: ['k???t 'valtha?m] (listen); 21 December 1918 – 14 June 2007) was an Austrian diplomat and politician.
  • Waldheim was the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981, and President of Austria from 1986 to 1992.
  • While he was running for the latter office in the 1986 election, the revelation of his service in Thessaloniki, Greece and in Yugoslavia, as an intelligence officer in Nazi Germany's Wehrmacht during World War II raised international controversy.

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