Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Boutros-Ghali passed away in Cairo, Egypt. He was 93. Mr. Boutros-Ghali was Egyptian politician and diplomat who had served as sixth UN Secretary-General from 1992 to 1996.
He was first United Nations’ first secretary-general from Africa. Prior to joining UN, he had worked in the administrations of Egyptian Presidents Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak. He also had served as first Secretary General of La Francophonie, an organisation of French-speaking nations from 1997 to 2002.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali was born in Cairo on 14 November 1922. His grandfather Boutros Ghali had served Prime Minister of Egypt from 1908 until his assassination in 1910. During his term as UN Secretary-General, he had overseen several world crises including the break-up of Yugoslavia, genocide and famine in Africa. He had associated himself with the famine in Somalia and had organised the first massive UN relief operation in the horn of African country.
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1. Who is Boutros Ghali ?
2. Boutros Ghali belongs to which country ?