List of Leaders of the League of Nations

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The leaders of the League of Nations consisted of a Secretary General and a President of the Assembly selected from member states.

Secretaries Generals[edit]

Nation Name Term
 United Kingdom Sir James Eric Drummond, 16th Earl of Perth 1920–1933
 France Joseph Avenol 1933–1940
 Ireland Seán Lester 1940–1946

Presidents of the Assembly[edit]

Nation Name Tunure Also
 France Léon Bourgeois 1920
 Belgium Paul Hymans (1st time) 1920–1921
 Netherlands Herman Adriaan van Karnebeek 1921–1922
 Chile Agustín Edwards 1922–1923
 Cuba Cosme de la Torriente y Peraza 1923–1924
  Switzerland Giuseppe Motta 1924–1925
 Canada Raoul Dandurand 1925–1926
 Portugal Afonso Costa 1926–1926
 Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes Momčilo Ninčić 1926–1927
 Uruguay Alberto Guani 1927–1928
 Denmark Herluf Zahle 1928–1929
 El Salvador José Gustavo Guerrero 1929–1930
 Kingdom of Romania Nicolae Titulescu 1930–1932
 Belgium Paul Hymans (2nd time) 1932–1933
 Union of South Africa Charles Theodore Te Water 1933–1934
 Sweden Rickard Sandler 1934
 Mexico Francisco Castillo Nájera 1934–1935
 Czechoslovakia Edvard Beneš 1935–1936
 Argentina Carlos Saavedra Lamas 1936–1937
 Turkey Tevfik Rüştü Aras 1937–1937
 British Raj Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan 1937–1938
 Ireland Éamon de Valera 1938–1939
 Norway C. J. Hambro 1939–1946

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Northedge, F. S. (1986) The League of Nations: Its Life and Times, 1920–1946 Holmes & Meier, New York, ISBN 0-7185-1316-9
  • Scott, George (1973) The Rise and Fall of the League of Nations Hutchinson & Co LTD, London, ISBN 0-09-117040-0