Thant
biographical name U 1909-1974 Burmese U.N. official; secretary-general (1961-71)

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  • Thant — [thänt, tänt, thant] U [o͞o] 1909 74; Burmese statesman & diplomat: secretary general of the United Nations (1962 71) …   English World dictionary

  • Thant — /thant, thont/, n. U. See U Thant. * * * …   Universalium

  • Thant — (Sithu U) (1909 1974) diplomate birman; secrétaire général des Nations unies de 1961 à 1971 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thant — [[t]tɑnt, θɑnt, θænt[/t]] n. big U [[t]u[/t]] U Thant …   From formal English to slang

  • Thant — /θænt/ (say thant), /θʌnt/ (say thunt) noun U /ju/ (say yooh), /u/ (say ooh), 1909–74, Burmese diplomat; secretary general of the UN 1961–71 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thant — Thạnt,   U Thạnt, Sithu, birmanischer Politiker, * Pantanaw (Irawadidelta) 22. 1. 1909, ✝ New York 25. 11. 1974; zunächst im Schuldienst; schloss sich mit U Nu der von Aung San geführten birmanischen Befreiungsbewegung (»Anti Fascist People s… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • THANT — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thant Myint-U — is an historian and a former United Nations official. He was born 31 January 1966 in New York city to Burmese parents and is the grandson of former UN Secretary General U Thant. He was educated at Harvard, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced… …   Wikipedia

  • Thant,U — Thant (thänt, thănt), U. 1909 1974. Burmese diplomat who served as the secretary general of the United Nations (1961 1971). * * * …   Universalium

  • Thant, U — born Jan. 22, 1909, Pantanaw, Burma died Nov. 25, 1974, New York, N.Y., U.S. Third secretary general of the United Nations (1961–71), the first Asian to hold the post. He entered the University of Yangôn, but the death of his father forced him to …   Universalium

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