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Hammarskjöld, Dag

Line breaks: Dag Ham¦mar|skjöld
Pronunciation: /ˈhaməˌʃʊld
 
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  • (1905–61), Swedish diplomat and politician; full name Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld. As Secretary General of the United Nations (1953–61) he was influential in the establishment of the UN emergency force in Sinai and Gaza (1956), and also initiated peace moves in the Middle East (1957-8). He was posthumously awarded the 1961 Nobel Peace Prize.

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