U Thant


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U Thant

 (o͞o thänt′, thănt′)
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U Thant

(ˈuː ˈθænt)
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U Thant

(ˈu ˈtɑnt, ˈθɑnt, ˈθænt)
n.
1909–74, Burmese statesman: secretary-general of the United Nations 1962–71.
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It was originally performed by the singer and fans of a Welsh-language punk group called U Thant.
Kurt Waldheim, U Thant, Trygvie Lie and Boutros Boutros Ghali have all held which post?
Kornfeder's evaluation of the UN is backed up by no less an authority than UN Secretary-General U Thant of Burma, a Marxist recipient of the Soviet Union's Lenin Peace Prize.
New Delhi, July 23 ( ANI ): External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, held a dialogue with Myanmar Deputy Foreign Minister, U Thant Kyaw, here on Wednesday.
Likewise, the cabinet meeting has also decided to posthumously honor former UN Secretary General U Thant for his contribution in highlighting the importance of Buddha's teachings for international peace and understanding.
Invited by Secretary-General U Thant, Sri Chinmoy led regular meditations for peace at UN headquarters for thirty-seven years, beginning six years after he came to New York from his native India.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 The sloth; 2 Seinfeld; 3 Castling; 4 Montague and Capulet; 5 U Thant.
The grandson of U Thant, one-time secretary-general of the UN, the writer was raised in the USA, and his book is perhaps as much an attempt to understand his own "crisis country" as a means of illuminating others.
The last Asian to hold the job was U Thant of Myanmar, who completed a 10-year term in 1971.
U Thant from Burma held the post from 1961 to 1971.
press officer at the time of the Biafra crisis--men like Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger come out of this whole affair looking much better than such lofty personalities as U Thant, Pierre Trudeau, Harold Wilson, and Elliot Richardson.