Javier Perez-de Cuellar

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Birthday
19, 1920
Birthplace
Peru
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1920 (age 98)
Birthplace
Peru

About

After serving as the United Nations' fifth Secretary-General, this prominent politician and diplomat briefly held office as Peru's 135th Prime Minister.

Before Fame

After attending the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, he began his career with his country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Trivia

He lost the 1995 Peruvian presidential race to Alberto Fujimori.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Yvette Roberts, resulted in children named Francisco and Agueda Cristina. He later married Marcela Temple Seminario.

Associated With

In late 1981, he replaced Austrian diplomat Kurt Waldheim as U.N. Secretary-General.