dag hammarskjold :
- n Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
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- A Life Sacrificed for Peace
On Sept. 18, 1961, a plane carrying UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold crashed in Africa as he was negotiating to stop a war in Congo. Hammarskjold’s death removed one of the great advocates for international peace, as Roger Lipsey explains in a biography reviewed by Winslow Myers.
Aug. 27, 2013 - consortiumnews.com