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Dag Hammarskjöld was born in 1905. He famously served as Secretary General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. He was also a member of the Swedish Academy from 1954. In 1961 he was posthumously awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Dag Hammarskjöld enjoyed a very close relationship to the Swedish landscape and its traditions, while at the same time being well acquainted with a variety of international customs and religions. The posthumously published MARKINGS, found among Hammarskjöld’s personal notes after his passing, has become a Swedish classic, and is listed among the greatest of the country’s literary texts.
Books by Dag Hammarskjöld
After Dag Hammarskjöld’s death in September of 1961, a manuscript was found at his residence in New York. It was entitled Markings. In an enclosed letter he called the notes for “a kind of ‘white paper’ concerning my negotiations with myself – and wi…
Swedish title: Vägmärken
Pub date: 15-03-2005