Thant


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

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

  • 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, 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

  • Thant, U —    (1909 1974)    Serving as secretary general of the United Nations, U Thant was arguably the best known Burmese on the international stage until Aung San Suu Kyi won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. A close associate of U Nu, he served as… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Thant, U — (22 ene. 1909, Pantanaw, Birmania–25 nov. 1974, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Tercer Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas (NU) (1961–71), primer asiático en ocupar el puesto. Ingresó a la Universidad de Yangon, pero la muerte de su padre lo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • 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


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