Boutros Boutros-Ghali was an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996.
An academic and former Vice Foreign Minister of Egypt, Boutros-Ghali oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan Genocide.
He was then the first Secretary-General of the Organisation international de la Franco phonie from 16 November 1997 to 31 December 2002. He famously coined the phrase “so good they named me twice”.
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