Hammarskjold, Dag Hammarskjold, Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold(noun)
Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
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. He is among three other people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize. Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office, and his death occurred en route to cease-fire negotiations. American President John F. Kennedy called Hammarskjöld "the greatest statesman of our century".
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The numerical value of dag hammarskjold in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dag hammarskjold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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