|Chairman of UNICEF|
|Preceded by||John Ryan|
|Succeeded by||W. A. E. Green|
|United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees|
|Preceded by||August R. Lindt|
|Succeeded by||Sadruddin Aga Khan|
|Born||5 March 1910|
|Died||8 November 1992 82)(aged|
Felix Schnyder (5 March 1910 – 8 November 1992) was a Swiss lawyer and diplomat. He served as Chairman of UNICEF in 1960 and as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1960 to 1965.
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