Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

By Lee Moran

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General, has died at the age of 80.

The official Twitter account of the United Nations Migration Agency revealed the news of Annan’s death early Saturday:

Two close associates of Annan also confirmed his death to the Reuters news agency.

 Annan was Secretary-General between 1997 and 2006. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for “having revitalized” the body and for giving “priority to human rights.”
Source: huffingtonpost.com

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