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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.

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