Kofi Annan

Notable Deaths of 2018

This year, we said goodbye to amazing men and women who shaped the world with their love, talents and time.

Mourning Kofi Annan, Remembering Ron Walters

Kofi Annan made his transition in August. The seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, he worked up from the lower ranks (starting at age 24) of the international organization, to serve as head of peacekeeping operations, and four years into his term as UN Secretary-General, earning the Nobel Peace Prize.