Secretary General of the League of Nations

During its existence, the League of Nations had three Secretaries General:

#Eric Drummond, 7th Earl of Perth, of the United Kingdom served from 1920 to 3 July 1933.
#Joseph Louis Anne Avenol of France served from 3 July 1933 to 31 August 1940.
#Seán Lester of Ireland served from 31 August 1940 to 18 April 1946.

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