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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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so micha, would you have been okay with kurt waldheim being the head of the u.n.
Link didn’t kurt waldheim rule austria immediately after the socialist jew?