Born: Apr 21, 1923 AD
Currently alive, at 91 years of age.
1923 - Born on the 21st of April in Vivild, Denmark.
1951 - He joined the World Health Organization (WHO).
1962 - He became Chief of the Tuberculosis Unit at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva.
1969 - He was appointed Director, Project Systems Analysis.
1970 - He became Assistant Director-General of WHO while retaining the direction of Project Systems Analysis.
1973 - He was elected as a elected World Health Organization third Director-General.
1978 - He re-elected as a elected World Health Organization third Director-General.
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