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United Nations Secretaries-General

United Nations Secretaries-General
Secretary-General Nationality Dates in Office
Trygve Halvdan Lie Norwegian 1946–53
Dag Hammarskjöld Swedish 1953–61
U Thant Burmese 1962–71
Kurt Waldheim Austrian 1972–81
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Peruvian 1982–91
Boutros Boutros-Ghali Egyptian 1992–96
Kofi Annan Ghanaian 1997–2006
Ban Ki-Moon South Korean 2007–

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UN Secretaries-General

Secretary-General

Country

Tenure

Trygve Lie

Norway

1946–53

Dag Hammarskjöld

Sweden

1953–61

U Thant

Burma

1962–71

Kurt Waldheim

Austria

1971–81

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Peru

1982–92

Boutros Boutros Ghali

Egypt

1992–96

Kofi Annan

Ghana

1997–