Who Coined the Name United Nations?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : August 2nd, 2022

The name United Nations was coined by US President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The term United Nations was first used on 1st January 1942 (middle of the second world war) in the Declaration of the United Nations that was signed on 1 January 1942 during the Second World War. The representatives of 26  nations who were fighting against the Axis powers resolved to cooperate in winning the war.

What is United Nations - Secretary, Members

  • The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization whose purpose is to strengthen international peace and security and develop friendly relations among nations.
  • Currently, the United Nations has 193 member countries.
  • The current Secretary-General of UN is António Guterres who belongs to Portugal. He is the 9th Secretary General of UN who took the post on 1 January 2017. 
  • It is the largest and most important international organization in the world.
  • The headquarters of the UN is in  New York City and other main offices are in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna, and The Hague.


Who Coined the Name United Nations?

US President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt coined the name United Nations. The term United Nations was first used on 1 January 1942, during the mid of the Second World War.

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