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Ban Ki-Moon


Southern Korean diplomat who became the eighth Secretary-General from the US in 2007. He also offered as the Foreign Minister from the Republic of Korea from 2004 to 2006. He fulfilled leader John F. Kennedy after earning a high college essay competition that allowed him to go to the U.S. He gained gained the nickname ‘the bureaucrat’ for his pragmatism and administrative skill. He provides three kids with wife Yoo Soon-Taek; the few wedded in 1971. He was known for expressing the need for global warming to Leader George W. Bush on many occasions.

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Full Name Ban Ki-moon
Date Of Birth June 13, 1944
Place Of Birth South Korea
Height 1.78 m
Profession Politician
Education John F. Kennedy School of Government, Seoul National University, Chungju High School
Nationality South Korean
Spouse Yoo Soon-taek
Children Ban Woo-hyun, Ban Seon-yong, Ban Hyun-hee
Parents Ban Myung-hwan, Shin Hyun-soon
Siblings Ban Ki-ho, Ban Gyeong-hee, Ban Jeong-ran, Ban Ki-sang
Awards Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria, James A. Van Fleet Award, Order of Friendship
Star Sign Gemini

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1Besides Korean, he is fluent in English and French.
2Become the eight Secretary-General of the United Nations in 2006.



Craft & Burn2012TV Series acknowledgment - 1 episode



Before the Flood2016DocumentaryHimself (as Ban Ki-Moon)
World Order2015DocumentaryHimself
Los desayunos de TVE2015TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself - United Nations Secretary-General
CNN Newsroom2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - U.N. Secretary-General / Himself - UN Leader / Himself - Unicef Imagine Campaign
CNN NewsCenter2015TV Series documentaryHimself - United Nations Secretary General
To Russia with Love2014TV Movie documentaryHimself - Secretary General of the United Nations
Rwanda: The Untold Story2014DocumentaryHimself
The Daily Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Democracy Now!2013TV SeriesHimself
Global Citizen Festival2013TV MovieHimself
Population Boom2013DocumentaryHimself
XXX Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony2012TV SpecialHimself - UN Secretary
People and Power2011TV SeriesHimself - Secretary General - United Nations
Global Sustainability2011TV Movie documentary
Constitution Projection2010Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Presidentti Ahtisaaren Nobel-vuosi2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit2009DocumentaryHimself
Last Supper for Malthus2009DocumentaryHimself
Charlie Rose2005-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Planet U.N.2009DocumentaryHimself
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations2009Documentary shortHimself
BBC Four News2007TV SeriesHimself - UN Secretary General

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Archive Footage

Have I Got News for You2016TV SeriesHimself
Le monde en face2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Secrétaire Général des Nations-Unies
The Rwandan Night2013DocumentaryHimself
Democracy Now!2011TV SeriesHimself
Dorfers Donnerstalk2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Frontline2010TV Series documentaryHimself - U.N. Secretary General
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself

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1There is a hole in the heart of Africa.
2[on the results of an investigation into the use of poison gas in Syria, 2013] The report makes for chilling reading. The findings are beyond doubt and beyond the pale. This is a war crime.

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