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Auguste R. Lindt
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Chairman of UNICEF
In office
Preceded by Adelaide Sinclair
Succeeded by Balachandra Rajan
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
In office
Preceded by Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart
Succeeded by Félix Schnyder
Personal details
Born (1905-08-05)5 August 1905
Died 14 April 2000(2000-04-14) (aged 94)
Nationality Switzerland
Profession diplomat

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.

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