Dag Hammarskjold

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Birthday
29, 1905
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Sep 18, 1961 (56)
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Leo
Birthday
29, 1905
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Sep 18, 1961 (56)

About

Second Secretary-General of the United Nations who is one of the select few to be honored with a Nobel Prize posthumously.

Before Fame

His political career began when he was a public servant who became State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and overlapped that with Governor of the Riksbank.

Trivia

He also served as a Swedish delegate in the Organization for European Economic Cooperation and Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Family Life

He was born in Jönköping, Sweden and died in a plane crash.

Associated With

John F. Kennedy believed him to be one of the greatest statesman ever.

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