Auguste R. Lindt

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Auguste R. Lindt
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Chairman of UNICEF
In office
1953–1954
Preceded byAdelaide Sinclair
Succeeded byBalachandra Rajan
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
In office
1956–1960
Preceded byGerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart
Succeeded byFélix Schnyder
Personal details
Born(1905-08-05)5 August 1905
Bern
Died14 April 2000(2000-04-14) (aged 94)
Bern
NationalitySwitzerland
Professiondiplomat

August R. Lindt (5 August 1905 – 14 April 2000), also known as Auguste R. Lindt, was a Swiss lawyer and diplomat. He was Chairman of UNICEF from 1953 to 1954 and as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1956 to 1960. He was an adviser to the President of Rwanda from 1973 to 1975.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Auguste R. Lindt; Swiss Diplomat, U.N. Refugee Commissioner in 1950s". 20 April 2000 – via LA Times.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Rolf Wilhelm (ed.): August R. Lindt: Patriot und Weltbürger. Haupt Verlag, Bern 2003, ISBN 978-3-258-06527-4.