[hah-mer-shohld, -shuh ld, ham-er-; Swedish hahm-ahr-shœld] /ˈhɑ mərˌʃoʊld, -ʃəld, ˈhæm ər-; Swedish ˈhɑm ɑrˌʃœld/

Dag Hjalmar
[dahg yahl-mahr] /dɑg ˈyɑl mɑr/ (Show IPA), 1905–61, Swedish statesman: Secretary General of the United Nations 1953–61; Nobel Peace Prize 1961.
/ˈhæməˌʃʊld; Swedish ˈhamarʃœld/
Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) (dɑːɡ). 1905–61, Swedish statesman; secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61): Nobel peace prize 1961
Hammarskjöld, 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. Hammarskjöld 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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