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date: 22 October 2019

Waldheim, Kurt (b. Sankt Andra-Wördern, 21 Dec. 1918; d. Vienna, 14 June 2007) Secretary-General of the UN 1972–82, President of Austria 1986–92 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

Born into a middle-class Catholic family in Lower Austria, Waldheim grew up in a country torn by political divisions and trying to come to terms with its decline from being a great empire in ... ...

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