Related to Waldheim Kurt: Kurt Josef Waldheim
Wald·heim(wôld′hīm′, vält′-), Kurt 1918-2007.
Austrian diplomat and politician. He served as secretary-general of the United Nations (1972-1981) and was later elected as president of Austria (1986-1992), despite accusations that he had covered up details of his service in the German army during World War II and may have been complicit in war crimes.
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