Hammarskjöld


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Ham·mar·skjöld

 (hăm′ər-shōld′, -shəld, hä′mär-shœld′), Dag Hjalmar Agné Carl 1905-1961.
Swedish political leader and secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961) who increased the UN's influence through his peacekeeping efforts in Suez, Lebanon, and Congo. He won the 1961 Nobel Peace Prize posthumously.

Hammarskjöld

(ˈhæməˌʃʊld; Swedish ˈhamarʃœld)
n
(Biography) Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) (dɑːɡ). 1905–61, Swedish statesman; secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61): Nobel peace prize 1961

Ham•mar•skjöld

(ˈhæm ər ʃəld, -ˌʃœld)

n.
Dag Hjalmar, 1905–61, Swedish statesman: Secretary General of the U.N. 1953–61; Nobel peace prize 1961.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hammarskjold - Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)