Quotes by Dag Hammarskjold

About Dag Hammarskjold:

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld is the youngest to have held the post. He is one of only three people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize. Hammarskjöld is the only UN Secretary-General to die in office; his death occurred en route to cease-fire negotiations. US President John F. Kennedy called Hammarskjöld "the greatest statesman of our century".

Author Bio

  • NameDag Hammarskjold
  • DescriptionSwedish diplomat, economist, and author
  • AliasesDag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld
  • BornJuly 29, 1905
  • DiedSeptember 18, 1961
  • CountrySweden
  • ProfessionPolitician; Diplomat; Economist; Poet; Writer
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize