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MR.Dag Hammarskjold- WHO WAS HE ? Tell something about him .

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Asked by radhakrishnan, 14 Sep '07 11:09 am
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Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold (Dag Hammarskjold (July 29, 1905 September 18, 1961) was a Swedish diplomat and the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961.
Dag Hammarskjold was born in Jnkping, although he lived most of his childhood in Uppsala. He was the fourth and youngest son of Hjalmar Hammarskjld, Prime Minister of Sweden (19141917), and Agnes Almquist. His ancestors had served the Swedish Crown since the 17th century. He studied at Uppsala University where he graduated with a Master's degree in political economy and a Bachelor of Law degree. He then moved to Stockholm.
From 1930 to 1934 he was a secretary of a governmental committee on unemployment. He also wrote his economics thesis Konjunkturspridningen (The Spread of the Business Cycle) and received his Doctorate from Stockholm University in 1933. In 1936 Hammarskjld became a secretary in the Bank of Sweden and soon he was an undersec ...more
Answered by L KINI, 14 Sep '07 11:17 am

 
  
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