2 photos – PM Ben-Gurion & UN Secretary General Hammarskjold, 1961.

Two photos of Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion & United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, New York, May 28th 1961.
This meeting took place three months before Dag Hammarskjold died in a plane crash.

“Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, left, and United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold are all smiles at the conclusion of their talks at Hammarsjkold’s home at Park Ave. and 73rd st. New York City may 28. The conversation lasted about an hour and dealt with the world situation in a general way.”

Described on the reverse.

Dag Hammarskjöld (1905 – 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, Christian mystic, and the second Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Dag HammarskjöldHe served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. 
He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously.
Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy called Hammarskjöld “the greatest statesman of our century”.

S/N:  0099-0855



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