U Thant

U Thant

Birth
Death 25 Nov 1974 (aged 65)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Rangoon, East Yangon District, Yangon Region, Myanmar
Memorial ID 6165893 · View Source
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United Nations Secretary-General. He served in this position from November 1961 until December 1971 and was selected for the post when his predecessor, Dag Hammarskjold, died in a plane crash in September 1961.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 8 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6165893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for U Thant (22 Jan 1909–25 Nov 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6165893, citing Rangoon University Student Union, Rangoon, East Yangon District, Yangon Region, Myanmar ; Maintained by Find A Grave .