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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
9519
Apr 28 1945

Commander Harold E. Stassen

USNR. Delegate to United Nations Conference at San Francisco, California. Formerly Flag Officer to Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., Admiral of 3rd Fleet in Pacific
For LIFE Magazine
10518
Oct 31 1950

Sir Gladwyn Jebb

British Delegate to United Nations
For THE QUEEN Magazine, London
12502
Feb 20 1965

Mr. U. Thant

Secretary General, The United Nations

Photographs

  • Cordell Hull

  • Dag Hammarskjöld

Legacy

League of Nations, United Nations

Kurt Waldheim, 1972, fourth Secretary General of the United Nations On January 10, 1920, the League of Nations was formally established when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified… […]

The Charter of the United Nations

Vyacheslav M. Molotov, 1945 The Charter of the United Nations was signed on June 26, 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization,… […]

Arthur Goldberg

…States, and the 6th United States Ambassador to the United Nations. He was born on this day, August 8, in 1908 (d. 1990). In 1961, President John F. Kennedy appointed… […]

Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hammarskjold, 1956 On this day, September 18, in 1961, United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold died in a plane crashed. Hammarskjold was the youngest person to ever have held the… […]

Ralph Bunche

…on behalf of the United Nations to broker peace between Israel and Egypt in 1949. He was the first African American to be so honored. He was involved in the… […]

Ralph Bunche

…on behalf of the United Nations to broker peace between Israel and Egypt in 1949. He was the first African American to be so honored. He was involved in the… […]

Eleanor Roosevelt

…D. Roosevelt‘s four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. Roosevelt then served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly… […]

Eleanor Roosevelt

…remaining 17 years of her life. She pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations and became its first delegate. She served as the first chair of… […]

Vyacheslav Molotov

…1939 to 1949 and from 1953 to 1956. In 1945 Molotov represented the Soviet Union at the “San Francisco Conference”; the conference resulted in the creation of the United Nations […]

Lester Pearson

…day, December 27, in 1972 (b. 1897). Pearson was awarded the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis and is… […]

Ralph J. Bunche

…first person of African descent to be awarded a Nobel Prize. He was involved in the formation and administration of the United Nations and played a major role in both… […]

Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjold, 1956 Dag Hammarskjöld was born on July 29, in 1905 (d. 1961). He was a Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United […]

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