The Nobel Peace Prize 1961
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld
Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Peace Prize 1961 was awarded to Dag Hammarskjöld.
Dag Hammarskjöld was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. From 1974, the Statutes of the Nobel Foundation stipulate that a Nobel Prize cannot be awarded posthumously.
Photos: Copyright © The Nobel Foundation
To cite this page
MLA style: "The Nobel Peace Prize 1961". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2013. Web. 12 Mar 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1961/>
Disarm the world with the help of peace doves!
All you need to know about the Nobel Peace Prize!
Read more about the Nobel Peace Prize during the past century.