Kurt Waldheim, Kurt Waldheim Biography, Kurt Josef Waldheim Biography and Profile, Diplomat, Austrian, Secretary-General of the United Nations

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. Read more