Secretary General Memoirs

The United Nations Secretary-General is the head of the Secretariat, one of the principal divisions of the United Nations. Many of the individuals who have served as the world body's top office have written memoirs, either before, during or after their terms of office.

# Secretary-General Dates in office Memoirs Title
Sir Gladwyn Jebb Acting Secretary General
1945 – 1946
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1 Trygve Halvdan Lie 2 February 1946 – November 1952 In the Cause of Peace (first and only publication, 1954)
2 Dag Hammarskjöld 10 April 1953 – 18 September 1961 Vägmärken (Markings)
ISBN 0-394-43532-X
3 U Thant 3 November 1961 – 31 December 1971 View from the UN
ISBN 0-385-11541-5
4 Kurt Waldheim 1 January 1972 – 31 December 1981 In the Eye of the Storm
ISBN 0-297-78678-4
5 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar 1 January 1982 – 31 December 1991 Pilgrimage for Peace
ISBN 0-312-16486-6
6 Boutros Boutros-Ghali 1 January 1992 – 31 December 1996 Unvanquished: A U.S.-U.N. Saga
ISBN 0-8129-9204-0
7 Kofi Annan 1 January 1997 – present ?
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