High-Ranking Officials of the United Nations: Secretary-General Trygve Lie
Trygve Lie, who was elected Secretary-General of the United Nations on 1 February 1946, was born in Oslo, Norway, on 16 July 1896. He holds a degree from the Oslo University Law School and has served as Minister of Justice and of Commerce for his Government. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, he represented Norway to the First Session of the United Nations General Assembly. August 1949.