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Dag Hammarskjöld

 
 
Dag Hammarskjöld plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2016
1. Dag Hammarskjöld plaque
Inscription.  
U.N. Secretary-General 1953-1961
Born in Jönköping Sweden 1905
Died at Ndola Africa 1961
The City of Jönköping and its Hammarskjöld Foundation honor his memory.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasPeace.
 
Location. 40° 45.164′ N, 73° 58.22′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Second Avenue south of East 47th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 East 47th Street, New York NY 10017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dag Hammarskjold (within shouting distance of this marker); Papal Visits (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dorothy Thompson (about 500 feet away); Japan Society (about 600 feet away); Katharine Hepburn Garden (about 600 feet away); William Lescaze (about 600 feet away); Raoul Wallenberg Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ford Foundation Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. UN Leader Dag Hammarskjold Died in Mysterious Circumstances in 1961. What Really Happened?
Dag Hammarskjöld Public Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2016
2. Dag Hammarskjöld Public Plaza
At East 46th Street, adjacent to Dag Hammarskjold Tower at 240 East 47th Street. The plaque is visible to the far right.
. "History" entry (Submitted on January 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Dag Hammarskjöld invert. Wikipedia (Submitted on January 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Dag Hammarskjöld Commemorative stamp image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
3. Dag Hammarskjöld Commemorative stamp
U.S. Post Office First Class mail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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