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United Nations Secretaries-General

United Nations Secretaries-General

Secretary-GeneralNationalityDates in Office
Trygve Halvdan LieLie-TrygNorwegian1946–53
Dag HammarskjöldHammarskSwedish1953–61
U ThantThant-UBurmese1962–71
Kurt WaldheimWaldheimAustrian1972–81
Javier Pérez de CuéllarPerezdeCPeruvian1982–91
Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutrosGEgyptian1992–96
Kofi AnnanAnnanKofiGhanaian1997–2006
Ban Ki-MoonBanKiMoonSouth Korean2007–

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