U Thant

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Myanmar, Politician
January 22, 1909November, 25, 1974.

Thant (; Burmese: သန့်; MLCTS: san.; IPA: [θa̰ɴ]; 22 January 1909 – 25 November 1974), known honorifically as U Thant (), was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971, the first non-European to hold the position. He held the office for a record 10 years and one month (3,684 days).

Also known as Diplomat, Writer

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