Currently alive, at 96 years of age.
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1922 – Born in Cairo on the 14th of November.
1946 – He graduated from Cairo University.
1949 – He earned a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Paris as well as a diploma in international relations from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris.
1954-1955 – He was a Fulbright Research Scholar at Columbia University.
1963-1964 – Director of the Centre of Research of the Hague Academy of International Law.
1967-1968 – Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law at Paris University.
1975 – He became President of the Centre of Political and Strategic Studies.
1977 – He was appointed Professor of International Law and International Relations at Cairo University.
– He had served as Egypt’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.
1991 – Elected to the top post of the UN, Boutros-Ghali’s term in office remains controversial.
1996 – Ten Security Council members, led by African members Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Botswana, sponsored a resolution backing Boutros-Ghali for a second five-year term, until the year 2001.
1997 – Boutros-Ghali was Secretary-General of La Francophonie, an organisation of French-speaking nations.
2003-2006 – He served as the Chairman of the Board of the South Centre, an intergovernmental research organisation of developing countries.
2007 – In April, Boutros-Ghali supports the "Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly" and was one of the initial signatories of the Campaign’s appeal.