Who was Dag Hammarskjöld?
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Dag Hammarskjöld served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 to 1961. Hammarskjöld died in 1961, while on official travel. The Library at the United Nations Headquarters, a gift of the Ford Foundation, was dedicated in his honour on 16 November 1961.
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