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Waldheim, Kurt

Born: 1918 AD
Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Political Leader

1918 – Born on the 21st of December at Sankt Andra-Wordern, Austria.


1936 – He attended the Vienna Consular Academy.


1944 – He graduated from the University of Vienna as a Doctor of Jurisprudence.


1945 – He joined the Austrian diplomatic service.


1948 – He served as First Secretary of the Legation in Paris.


1951 – He was head of the personnel department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Vienna.


1955 – He was appointed Permanent Observer for Austria to the United Nations.


1956 – Represented Austria in Canada as Minister Plenipotentiary.


1960 – He was head of the Political Department (West) in the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


1964 – He was Chairman of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.


1968 – He was elected President of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful

Uses of Outer Space.


       – Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria.


1970 – He again became the Austrian Permanent Representative to the United Nations.


1971 – One of the two candidates for the Federal Presidency of Austria.


1973 – Addressed the Conference on European Security and Co-operation in Helsink.


1985 – Wrote autobiographies "In the Eye of the Storm".