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Gladwyn Jebb, Hubert Miles

(Great Britain, 1900 – 1996) Diplomat, Civil Servant Lord Gladwyn was made a Counsellor within the Foreign Office of Great Britain in 1943. It was in this position that he attended numerous international conferences, including the Yalta Conference, the Conference at Dumbarton Oaks and the Conference on International Organization in San Francisco—which ultimately led to the birth of the [...]

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Sommerfelt, Søren Christian

(Norway, 1916 – 2003) Diplomat, Civil Servant After a year from returning from serving in World War II to a Nazi invaded Norway, Søren Sommerfelt was tapped by the Foreign Minister of the Norwegian Government in exile, Trygve Lie, to be his personal secretary in 1942. When World War II ended, Trygve Lie was elected as the first Secretary-General [...]

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