Ban Ki-moon


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Born NameBan Ki-moon
ProfessionSouth Korean politician and statesman
Age (as in 2019)75 Years old
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PartyUri Party
Political Journey• Ban joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1970 and his first overseas posting was to New Delhi.

• In 1974 he got his first posting to the United Nations, as First Secretary of the South Permanent Observer Mission.

• After the assassination of Park Chung-hee in 1979, Ban assumed the office of Director of the United Nations Division.

• Ban became director of the United Nations’ International Organizations and Treaties Bureau, in 1980, the headquarter of that was in Seoul.

• In 1992, Ban became Vice Chairman of the South-North Joint Nuclear Control Commission, following the adoption by South and North Korea of the Joint Declaration of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

• From 1993 to 1994 he was Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United States. He was promoted to the position of Deputy Minister for Policy Planning and International Organisations in 1995 and then appointed National Security Advisor to the President in 1996.

• Ban became Ambassador to Austria and Slovenia in 1998.

• In 1999, he was elected as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO PrepCom).

• In 2004, he became the foreign Minister of South Korea under President Roh Moo-hyun.

• In 2006, he campaigned for the office of Secretary General of United Nation, On 13 October 2006, he was elected to be the eighth Secretary-General by the United Nations General Assembly. On 1st January 2007 he succeeded Kofi Annan.

• Ban announced his candidacy for Secretary General again in 2011, and he started his second tenure from 1st January 2012 that will last till 31st December 2016.

Physical Status & More of Ban Ki-moon
Heightin centimeters- 174 cm

in meters- 1.72 m

in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”(approx.)

Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg(approx.)

in Pounds- 163 lbs

Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Personal Life of Ban Ki-moon
Date of Birth13 June 1944
Birth PlaceInjō, Japanese Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
HometownInjō, Japanese Korea
SchoolChungju High School
College       Seoul National University, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, University of Malta, University of Cambridge.
Educational QualificationsBachelor degree in International Relation, Master of Public Administration, Doctor of Laws.
FamilyBrothers- Ban Ki-ho and Ban Ki-sang

Sisters- Ban Jeong-ran and Ban Gyeong-hee

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Girls , Affairs and More Of Ban Ki-moon
Marital StatusMarried
WifeYoo Soon-taek
ChildrenSon- Ban Woo-hyun

Daughters- Ban Seon-yong and Ban Hyun-hee

Earning Money of Ban Ki-moon
Salary$227,253 per month
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Awards and Nomination • Awards won by Ban Ki-moon in 2016

Grand Cross of the Order of the Liberator General San Martín (Argentina)

He was awarded the Order of Friendship by Vladimir Putin, (Russia)

Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion (Netherlands)

• Awards won by Ban Ki-moon in 2014

Tipperary International Peace Award (Ireland)

• Awards won by Ban ki-moon in 2013

Grand Cross of the Order of Saint-Charles (Monaco)

Grand Golden Order of the City of Vienna (Austria)

• Awards received by Ban Ki-moon in 2010

Order of Friendship, 1st class (Kazakhstan)

Order of Ismoili Samoni (Tajikistan)

• Awards received by Ban Ki-moon in 2008

Grand Cross of the Order of Sikatuna, Rank of Raja (Philippines)

Grand Cross of the National Order of Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso)

Grand Officer of the National Order of Ivory Coast (Ivory Coast)

• Awards won by Ban Ki-moon in 2006

Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun (Gran Cruz del Sol) (Peru)

Ban Ki-moon was awarded the Order of Service Merit (South Korea)

• Awards won by Ban Ki-moon in 20th century

Order of Service Merit in 1975 and 1986 (South Korea)

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