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Kofi Annan

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Birthday
8, 1938
Birthplace
Kumasi, Ghana
Death Date
Aug 18, 2018 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1938
Birthplace
Kumasi, Ghana
Death Date
Aug 18, 2018 (80)

About

Ghanaian politician who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. He founded the Global AIDS and Health Fund and co-received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his work with the United Nations.

Before Fame

After studying economics at Kumasi College of Science and Technology in Ghana, he earned his masters at MIT.

Trivia

His memoir, Interventions: A Life in War and Peace, was published in 2012.

Family Life

He married Nane Annan in 1984 and he has three children. He is distantly related to Ghanaian footballer Anthony Annan.

Associated With

He is a Nobel Prize laureate, much like President Barack Obama.