Ralph Johnson, 1904, 1971, US-amerik. Diplomat; UN-Vermittler im Palästina-Konflikt 1948/49 u. in der Kongo-Krise 1960–63; Friedensnobelpreis 1950.
(1904-1971) US diplomat. Grandson of a slave, he was principal director of the UN Department of Trusteeship 1947–54, and UN undersecretary acting as mediator in Palestine 1948–49 and as special representative in the Congo 1960. He taught at Harvard and Howard universities and was involved in the planning of the United Nations. In 1950 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, the first awarded to a black man.