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Waldheim, Kurt

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Born: 1918 AD
Currently alive, at 95 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Political Leader

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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".


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