Definition of Waldheim, Kurt in English:

Waldheim, Kurt

proper noun

  • (1918–2007), Austrian diplomat and statesman, president 1986–92. He was Secretary General of the United Nations 1972–81. During the presidential election campaign of 1986 he denied allegations that as an army intelligence officer he had had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during the Second World War.

Pronunciation

Waldheim, Kurt

/ˈvaldhʌɪm//ˈvalthaɪm/