Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961Alternative names
Dag Hammarskjöld served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in Africa in September 1961.
From the description of Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580969
Dag Hammarskjöld was born on 29 July 1905, in Jönköping, Sweden, and died 18 Sept. 1961, near Ndola, in Northern Rhodesia. He was a Swedish economist and statesman who served as second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-61) and enhanced the prestige and effectiveness of the UN. He was posthumously awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1961.
From the description of Dag Hammarskjöld collection, 1958-1961. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63052253
Secretary-general of the United Nations, 1953-1961.
From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1953. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 237003248
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