About Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author. The second Secretary-General of the United Nations, he served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. At the age of, Hammarskjöld is the youngest to have held the post. He is one of only three people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize.... Wikipedia
July 29, 1905, Jönköping, Sweden
September 18, 1961, Ndola, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

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