Trygve Halvdan Lie was born on 16 July 1896, educated at Oslo University. Trygve Halvdan Lie was the first official secretary-general of the United Nations from 1946 to 1952. On 8 November 1921, he married Hjordis Joergensen. They had three children – Sissel, Guri and Mette. Trygve Halvdan Lie passed away on 30 December 1968. Read Trygve Halvdan Lie Biography and Profile.
Kurt Waldheim was appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five-year term beginning on 1 January 1972. The Security Council had recommended the appointment on 21 December 1971 and the General Assembly approved it by acclamation on the following day. Married and the father of three children. Read Kurt Josef Waldheim Biography and Profile.
Menelik II was born on August 17, 1844 in Ankober, Shewa, Ethiopia. He was king of Shewa and emperor of Ethiopia (1889–1913). In 1865, Menelik escaped Tewodros’ imprisonment and, with the help of family and friends, became the ruler of Shewa. Read Emperor Menelik II Biography and Profile.
KOFI A. ANNAN of Ghana, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, served from 1997 to 2006 and was the first to emerge from the ranks of United Nations staff. He died in 2018 after a short illness. Kofi Annan was born in Kumasi, Ghana, on 8 April 1938. Read Kofi Annan Biography and Profile.
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 April 1953 until 18 September 1961 when he met his death in a plane accident while on a peace mission in the Congo. He was born on 29 July 1905 in Sweden. Read Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld Biography and Profile.
Perez de Cuellar was born in Lima, Peru, on 19 January 1920. He is a lawyer and a career diplomat, now retired. Javier Perez de Cuellar assumed office as Secretary-General of the United Nations on 1 January 1982. In October 1987, he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for the promotion of Ibero-American co-operation. Read Javier Perez de Cuellar Biography.
Joe Biden, born in Pennsylvania on November 20, 1942. He worked as an attorney before turning to politics. He became the fifth-youngest U.S. senator in history as well as Delaware’s longest-serving senator. His 2008 presidential campaign never gained momentum, but Democratic nominee Barack Obama later selected him as his running mate. Read Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. Biography and Profile.
Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa was born on the 8th Of July, 1959 at Owa-Alero in the present Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. He attended Iroro primary school, Owa-Alero and later attended the famous Edo College, Benin City between 1970 and 1976. Read Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa Biography and Profile.
Who is Kim Yo Jong? Korea scholars believe she was born in 1987 or 1988, making, and that she is close to her brother, Kim Jong Un. In April, the younger Kim was the only woman among six delegates at April’s historic talks between North and South Korea at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries. It was Kim, as the first member of the North’s ruling dynasty to visit the South since the Korean War ended in an armistice in 1953, who delivered a message to the South for a desired detente at the Olympics. Read Kim Yo Jong Biography and Profile.