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U Thant

U ThantAKA Sithu U Thant

Born: 22-Jan-1909
Birthplace: Pantanaw, Burma
Died: 25-Nov-1974
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rangoon University, Rangoon, Burma

Gender: Male
Religion: Buddhist
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: Burma
Executive summary: UN Secretary General, 1961-71

Father: U Po Hnit (d.)
Wife: Daw Thein Tin

    High School: National High School, Pantanaw, Burma
    University: University College, Rangoon, Burma

    UN Secretary General 1961-71
    Traveled to the USSR 25-Aug-1962
    Hemorrhoid Operation Le Roy Hospital, New York City (8-Jul-1969)
    Risk Factors: Hemorrhoids

Author of books:
View from the UN (1977)

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