Chosen last week to succeed Trygve Lie as Secretary General of the United Nations: Dag Hjalmar Agne Hammarskjöld.
Pronunciation: Dag (as in bag) Hammar-shiuld. His own advice to Americans: "Call me just Hammer-shield. That is, after all, about as near as most people get. Anyway, it's exactly what my name means . . ."
Born: July 29, 1905, at Jönköping, in south-central Sweden.
Appearance: 5 ft. 10 in., trim, blue-eyed.
Family: A bachelor, youngest son of an aristocratic Swedish family of civil servants and army men that traces its nobility to a 17th century warrior knighted...