Dag Hammarskjold — Swedish Diplomat born on July 29, 1905, died on September 18, 1961

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author. The second Secretary-General of the United Nations, he served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. At the age of 7009150523920000000♠47 years, 255 days, Hammarskjöld is the youngest to have held the post. He is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize. Hammarskjöld is the only UN Secretary-General to die in office; his death occurred en route to cease-fire negotiations. US President John F. Kennedy called Hammarskjöld "the greatest statesman of our century"... (wikipedia)

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Those who invoke history will certainly be heard by history. And they will have to accept its verdict.
Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.

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