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U Thant

Diplomat (22-Jan-1909 — 25-Nov-1974)


June Bingham. U Thant: The Search for Peace. Alfred A. Knopf. 1966. 300pp.

Bernard J. Firestone. The United Nations Under U Thant, 1961-1971. Scarecrow Press. 2001. 229pp.

Ramses Nassif. U Thant in New York, 1961-1971: A Portrait of the Third UN Secretary-General. Hurst. 1988. 140pp.

U Thant. View from the UN. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. 1977. 508pp.


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  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.695)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1445)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.493)

  9. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.304)

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