Kofi Annan

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Kofi Annan
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Secretar-General o the Unitit Naitions
In office
1 Januar 1997 – 31 December 2006
Depute Louise Fréchette
Mark Malloch Brown
Precedit bi Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Succeedit bi Ban Ki-moon
Unitit Naitions an Arab League Envoy tae Sirie
In office
23 Februar 2012 – 31 August 2012
Secretar General Ban Ki-moon (UN)
Nabil Elaraby (AL)
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi Lakhdar Brahimi
Personal details
Born 8 Apryle 1938(1938-04-08)
Comassie, Gold Coast
(nou Kumasi, Ghana)
Dee'd 18 August 2018 (aged 80)
Bern, Swisserland
Naitionality Ghanaian
Spoose(s) Titi Alakija (1965–late 1970s)
Nane Lagergren (1984–2018)
Relations Anthony Gildas Kofi Annan
Bairns Kojo
Alma mater Kwame Nkrumah Varsity o Science an Technology
Macalester College
Graduate Institute o Internaitional an Development Studies
Massachusetts Institute o Technology
Religion Protestantism[1]

Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 Aprile 1938; deed 18 August 2018) wis a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seivent Secretary-General o the Unitit Naitions frae 1 Januar 1997 tae 31 December 2006. Annan an the Unitit Naitions wur the co-recipients o the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for his foondin the Global AIDS and Health Fund for tae support developin kintras in thair fecht tae care for thair fowk. He deed in 2018, in Bern, Swisserland, efter a short illness.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lefevere, Patricia (11 December 1998). "Annan: `Peace is never a perfect achievement' – United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan". National Catholic Reporter. Archived frae the oreeginal on 13 July 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2008.