- Name: Boutros Boutros-Ghali
- Age at Death: 93 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Politician
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Deceased
Boutros Boutros-Ghali was an Egyptian Politician and Foreign Diplomat who served as the sixth Secretary General for the United Nations. He was born in Cairo, Egypt on November 14, 1922. He is an alumnus of Cairo University, and received a PhD in law from the University of Paris. He is the grandson of the former Prime Minister of Egypt Boutros Ghali who was assassinated in 1910. Post graduation, Boutros-Ghali had major accomplishments. He was a Professor of international law, became President of political and strategic studies, Director of Research, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali expanded his political career during the presidency of Anwar El Sabat. In 1977, he was appointed to the Egyptian minister of state for foreign affairs. He was a leading member of the National Democratic Party in Egypt during the 1980s. He also participated as a delegate to the Egyptian Parliament. In 1991, Boutros-Ghali was promoted by President Hosni Mubarak to deputy prime minister of International affairs. He only served this position for a short term as he was invited to be a part of the United Nations’ political sector. He became the sixth Secretary General of the United Nations in 1991.
As head of the UN, Boutros Boutros-Ghali became a big promoter of international peace. He promoted the idea that countries can bond together and solve problems peacefully rather than using arms. He was a very prominent figure during the Cold War (United States and Soviet Union). As a result, he became known globally as a practitioner of Internationalism. Not only was he focused on building up countries, Boutros-Ghali geared a lot of his attention towards strengthening the UN political body. He set numerous common sense goals and demanded fulfillment amongst his peers. Some of his reforms however did not sit well with Western Countries including the United States. He was not elected for a second term. He was succeeded by Kofi Annan.
After the UN, Boutros-Ghali remained political on a local level until his death. On February 16, 2016, it was announced that Boutros Boutros-Ghali had died. He was 93 years old. He left behind wife Leia Maria Boutros-Ghali.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Boutros Boutros-Ghali
- Birthday: November 14, 1922
- Place of Birth: Cairo, Egypt
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
- Years Active: 1992-1996
- Net Worth : Salary:
- Marriage(s): Leia Maria Nadler
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: February 16, 2016
- Cause of Death: Not Disclosed
- Place of Death: Cairo, Egypt