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Dag Hammarskjold

Dag HammarskjoldAKA Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld

Born: 29-Jul-1905
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Died: 18-Sep-1961
Location of death: Ndola, Zambia
Cause of death: Accident - Airplane [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Diplomat, Economist

Nationality: Sweden
Executive summary: UN Secretary General, 1953-61


[1] Died in a plane crash en route to Zaire, where he was to have met with Moise Tshombe, leader of secessionist Katanga.

Father: Hjalmar Hammarskjöld (Swedish Prime Minister)
Mother: Maria Cöster
Brother: Bo
Brother: Åke
Brother: Sten

    Law School: LLB, University of Uppsala
    University: MA Political Science and Economics, University of Uppsala
    University: PhD Economics, University of Stockholm (1936)

    UN Secretary General (10-Apr-1953 to 18-Sep-1961)
    Swedish Member of Parliament
    Nobel Peace Prize (posthumous) 1961


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