Nina Cronstedt De Groot Biography
Nina Cronstedt De Groot is the daughter of the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan. Her mother is Nane Maria Annan. Her father is unknown as is from a previous relationship, before Nane Maria Annan met Kofi Annan.
|Name||Nina Cronstedt De Groot|
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Nina Cronstedt De Groot Mother
Nina Cronstedt De Groot’s mother is Nane Maria Annan. She is a Swedish lawyer and artist who was born on October 14, 1944 in Stockholm.
Nane Maria Annan is the daughter of Gunnar Lagergren, Reichsmarskalken, and Nina Lagergren (née von Dardel), Raoul Wallenberg’s half-sister.
She worked as a legal clerk at Stockholm City Hall Court from 1969 to 1973, clerk of the Administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm from 1973 to 1975, and deputy clerk of the Administrative Court of Appeal in 1975 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree.
Nane Annan was a summer host on Sveriges Radio in 1999 and has been active in a variety of development projects.
Nane Annan was married to Claes Cronstedt, a lawyer, from 1969 to 1975, and they had a daughter in 1970. She was married to Kofi Annan, the United Nations Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006, from 1984 until his death.
Nina Cronstedt De Groot Father
Nina Cronstedt De Groot’s step-father is Kofi Annan. From January 1997 to December 2006, Kofi Annan, a Ghanaian diplomat, served as the United Nations’ seventh Secretary-General.
On April 8, 1938, Kofi Annan was born in Kumasi, Gold Coast (now Ghana). Efua Atta, his twin sister, died in 1991.
Annan attended Mfantsipim, an all-boys Methodist boarding school in Cape Coast built in the 1870s, from 1954 to 1957. “Suffering everywhere, troubles people everywhere,” Annan claimed he learned in school.
The Gold Coast obtained independence from the United Kingdom in 1957, the year Annan graduated from Mfantsipim, and began using the name “Ghana.”
Annan enrolled at the Kumasi College of Science and Technology, which is now the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology of Ghana, to study economics in 1958. He was awarded a Ford Foundation scholarship to finish his undergraduate studies in economics at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, stood unopposed for a second term in 1996. Despite receiving 14 of the Security Council’s 15 votes, the United States vetoed him.
Boutros-Ghali suspended his candidacy after four deadlocked Security Council meetings, becoming the first Secretary-General to be denied a second term. Annan was the front-runner to succeed him in the first round, defeating Amara Essy by one vote. France, on the other hand, vetoed Annan four times before abstaining. On December 13, 1996, the United Nations Security Council recommended Annan.
He began his first term as Secretary-General on January 1, 1997, after being confirmed by the General Assembly four days later.
Annan died on August 18, 2018, at the age of 80, in Bern, Switzerland, after a “brief illness,” according to his family.
Nina Cronstedt De Groot