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hammarskj&odie;ld, dag

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Hammarskj&odie;ld, Dag [(hah-muhr-shohld, hah-muhr-sheuld)]

A Swedish diplomat of the twentieth century; the secretary-general of the United Nations from 1953 to 1961. Hammarskj&odie;ld was intensely involved with settling differences between nations that arose from the cold war and from the movement toward independence for African nations.

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