Sergio Vieira De Mello

Sergio Vieira De Mello

Birth
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Death 19 Aug 2003 (aged 55)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Burial Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Memorial ID 7780954 · View Source
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United Nations Diplomat to Iraq. Terrorist victim, among 17 people who died in the August 19, 2003 bombing of the UN organization's headquarters in Iraq. An experienced diplomat, Vieira de Mello, who also was U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, had extensive experience in humanitarian and peacekeeping operations in countries such as Bangladesh, Sudan, Cyprus, Mozambique, Peru and Lebanon. Appointed as special representative in Iraq, Vieira de Mello vowed to "help the people of Iraq out of what has been a terrible period in their long and noble history."


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  • Added: 20 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7780954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sergio Vieira De Mello (15 Mar 1948–19 Aug 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7780954, citing Cimetiere des Rois, Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .