Kurt Waldheim

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Kurt Waldheim
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9th Preses o Austrick
In office
8 Julie 1986 – 8 Julie 1992
Chancellor Franz Vranitzky
Precedit bi Rudolf Kirchschläger
Succeedit bi Thomas Klestil
4t Secretar-General o the Unitit Naitions
In office
1 Januar 1972 – 31 December 1981
Precedit bi U Thant
Succeedit bi Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
Personal details
Born Kurt Josef Waldheim
21 December 1918(1918-12-21)
Sankt Andrä-Wördern near Vienna, German Austrick
Dee'd 14 Juin 2007(2007-06-14) (aged 88)
Vienna, Austrick
Naitionality Austrian
Poleetical pairty Austrian Fowk's Pairty
Spoose(s) Elisabeth Waldheim
(1944-2007)
Bairns 3
Alma mater Vienna Consular Academy
Profession lawyer, diplomat
Religion Roman Catholicism
Awairds Iron Cross 2nt Class
Medal o the Croun o Keeng Zvonimir
Signatur
Militar service
Service/branch

 Austrick - Österreichisches Bundesheer (1936-1937)

Germany - Heer (1941-1945)
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit 5 Alpine Division Pusteria
Kampfgruppe West
9t Airmy
11t Italian Airmy
Airmy Group E
Battles/wars Warld War II

Kurt Josef Waldheim (German pronunciation: [ˈkʊɐ̯t ˈvaldhaɪm]; 21 December 191814 Juin 2007) wis an Austrian diplomat an politeecian. Waldheim wis the fowert Secretar-General o the Unitit Nations frae 1972 tae 1981, an the nint Preses o Austrick, frae 1986 tae 1992. While he wis runnin for Preses in Austrick in 1985, his service as an intelligence afficer in the Wehrmacht durin Warld War II raised internaitional controversy.