Kofi Annan Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Education, Net Worth, Death
Kofi Annan Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Education, Net Worth, Death. K. Annan, a diplomat from the West African country of Ghana was the first to emerge from the ranks of United Nations (UN) staff to serve as the Secretary-General of the UN. He served as the seventh UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006. The UN and Annan were jointly awarded the The Nobel Peace Prize 2001 “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world”.
While he was the Secretary-General, he prioritized the establishment of a comprehensive reforms programme aimed at revitalizing the UN. UN had traditionally been working in the areas of development and he worked for further strengthening this work. Kofi Annan Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Education, Net Worth, Death.
Kofi Annan Wiki / Biography
Birthday: April 8, 1938
Also Known As: Kofi Atta Annan
Sun Sign: Aries
Age: 80 Years
Born In: Comassie, Gold Coast
Famous As: Secretary General Of The United Nations
Height: 1.75 M
Spouse/Ex-: Nane Maria Annan (M. 1984), Titi Alakija (M. 1965–1970)
Father: Henry Reginald Annan
Mother: Victoria Annan
Siblings: Efua Ataa
Children: Ama Annan, Kojo Annan, Nina Cronstedt De Groot
Net Worth: $5 Million As Of May 15, 2017
Weight: 62 kg
Kofi Annan Wife
His wife name is Nane Maria Annan (M. 1984) and Titi Alakija (M. 1965–1970). Read More Shannon Watts.
Kofi Annan Education
In the Akan names tradition, some children are named according to the day of the week on which they were born, and/or in relation to how many children precede them. Kofi in Akan is the name that corresponds with Friday. Annan has said his surname rhymes with “cannon” in English.
Kofi Annan was born in the Kofandros section of Kumasi in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) on 8 April 1938. His twin sister Efua Atta, who died in 1991, shared the middle name Atta, which in the Akan means ‘twin’. Annan and his sister were born into one of the country’s Ashanti and Fante aristocratic families; both of their grandfathers and their uncle were tribal chiefs.
From 1954 to 1957, Annan attended the elite Mfantsipim school, a Methodist boarding school in Cape Coast founded in the 1870s. Annan has said that the school taught him “that suffering anywhere concerns people everywhere”. In 1957, the year Annan graduated from Mfantsipim, the Gold Coast gained independence from the UK and began using the name “Ghana”.
Kofi Annan Net Worth
His Net Worth: $5 Million As Of May 15, 2017.
Kofi Annan Death
In 1965, Kofi Annan married Titi Alakija, a Nigerian woman from an aristocratic family. Several years later they had a daughter, Ama, and later a son, Kojo. The couple separated in the late 1970s, and divorced in 1983. In 1984, Annan married Nane Maria Lagergren, a Swedish lawyer at the UN and a maternal half-niece of Raoul Wallenberg. She has a daughter, Nina, from a previous marriage.
Annan died on 18 August 2018 in Bern, Switzerland at the age of 80. Kofi Annan dies today on 18th of August,2018.
Kofi Annan Facts
The name ‘Kofi’ literally means “a boy born on a Friday.”
He is fluent in many languages including English, French, Akan and other African languages.
His memoir “Interventions: A Life in War and Peace”, written with Nader Mousavizadeh was published in 2012.
Kofi Annan Social Profile
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