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

See also[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