Who was the first Secretary-General of the United Nations?

  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  • Kurt Waldheim
  • Kofi Annan
  • Trygve Lie correct

    Lie, a Norwegian politician, took office in 1946 and held the position in 1952. He resigned due to opposition from the Soviet Union following his support for the UN's efforts in the Korean War. Source: britannica.com

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