Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann

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Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann

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President of the United Nations General Assembly
In office
September 16, 2008 – September, 2009
Preceded bySrgjan Asan Kerim
Succeeded byAli Abdussalam Treki
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Ambassador to the UN
In office
29 March 2011 – 2011
Succeeded byAbolished
Foreign Minister of Nicaragua
In office
1979–1990
Personal details
Born(1933-02-05)February 5, 1933
Los Angeles, California,
United States
DiedJune 8, 2017(2017-06-08) (aged 84)
Managua, Nicaragua
NationalityNicaraguan

Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann (February 5, 1933 – June 8, 2017) was a Nicaraguan diplomat, politician and Catholic priest of the Maryknoll Missionary Society. As the President of the United Nations General Assembly from September 2008 to September 2009, he presided over the 63rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.[1][2] He was also nominated as Libyan Representative to the UN in March 2011.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "General Assembly Elects, by Acclamation, President for Sixty-Third Session", United Nations General Assembly official website
  2. "Nicaraguan elected to head next session of General Assembly", United Nations General Assembly official website
  3. Bilefsky, Dan (March 30, 2011). "Ex-Nicaraguan Official to Represent Libya at United Nations". The New York Times.
  4. "Nicaraguan U.S. critic made U.N. assembly president", Reuters, June 4, 2008