Boutros Boutros Ghali

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Birthday
14, 1922
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Feb 16, 2016 (93)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1922
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Feb 16, 2016 (93)

About

Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 to 1996.

Before Fame

He received a Ph.D. in International Law from the University of Paris before becoming a Professor of International Law and International Relations at Cairo University in 1979.

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During his tenure as the UN Secretary-General he had to deal with the break-up of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan Genocide, but his potential second term was vetoed by the United States.

Family Life

His grandfather, Boutros Ghali, had been Prime Minister of Egypt from 1908 until he was assassinated in 1910.

Associated With

Kofi Annan succeeded him as the UN Secretary-General in 1997.

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