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Eliasson, Jan

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Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Politician

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1940 - Born on the 17th of September in Gothenburg, Sweden.

1957 - He was an American Field Service exchange student in Indiana, United States of America.

1962 - He graduated from the Swedish Naval Academy in Sweden.

1965 - He earned a Master's degree in Economics from the Gothenburg School of Economics and
           Commercial Law, Gothenburg, Sweden.

        - He started his diplomatic career in Sweden.

        - He served as a Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

1980 - He was part of the United Nations mission, mediating in the Iran-Iraq War.

1982 - He served as Diplomatic Advisor to the Swedish Prime Minister.

1983 - He served as a Director General for Political Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

1988 - He served as Sweden's Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, United States.

1991 - He served as a Chairman of the United Nations General Assembly.

1992 - He was appointed as a first Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs in United Nations.

1994 - He holds honorary degrees from American University, U.S.A.

        - He as a State Secretary of Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

2000 - He Served as Sweden's Ambassador to the United Nation in New York.

2005 - He was elected President of the United Nation General Assembly.


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