Dag Hammarskjöld was born on 29 July 1905, in Sweden. He served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations from April 1953 until September 1961. He took the oath of office for his first term on April 7 1953 and the oath for his second term on 26 September 1957. He served in this capacity until 18 September 1961, when he died in a plane crash while on a peace mission in the Congo.
This is a bibliography of resources about Dag Hammarskjöld. Materials on this list are available at the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library.