from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Waldheim, 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 worldwide controversy over his alleged Nazi affiliations during World War II.
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- n. Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
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