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Jean Henri Dunant, father of the Red Cross

Carol Z. Rothkopf

Jean Henri Dunant, father of the Red Cross

by Carol Z. Rothkopf

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Published by Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dunant, Henry, 1828-1910.,
  • Red Cross and Red Crescent -- History.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the Swiss founder of the International Red Cross who was one of two recipients of the first Nobel Peace Prize awarded in 1901.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 167-171.

    Statementby Carol Z. Rothkopf.
    SeriesImmortals of history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV569.D8 R63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p.
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5694156M
    LC Control Number70079670

    Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, – Octo ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist. During a business trip in , he was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern day Italy. He recorded his memories and experiences in the book A Memory of Solferino which inspired the creation of the International Committee of the . The book is what led to the foundation of International Committee of the Red Cross-ICRC in Though he was successful at some point in his life, he later went from riches to rags. Early Life. Henry Dunant was born Jean Henri Dunant. This was on May 8th, in Geneva, Switzerland. His parents were Jean-Jacques Dunant and Antoinette Dunant.

    This medal has been minted in commemorate the Swiss social activist, father of the Red Cross, Jean Henri DUNANT, - This medal has been designed by the French medalist, Pierre BUREAU. Jean Henri Dunant (8 May – 30 October ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social Rating: % positive. Jean Henri Dunant () was a Swiss merchant who, as a witness to the cruelties of the battle of Solferino, made public the inefficiency of the sanitary organizations in wartime and developed a vision for a relief society of trained volunteers that resulted in the founding of the Red Cross. Jean Henri Dunant was born on May 8, , in Geneva.

      It is a bitter slice of one man’s history, particularly given that only a few years earlier he had founded the International Committee of the Red Cross. 1. Born on May 8, in Geneva, Jean-Henri Dunant, later known as Henry Dunant, grew up under the strong moral influence of his father, a merchant and magistrate, and his mother, who. Henry Dunant. 8, likes 2 talking about this. Henry Dunant, also known as Henri Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist, the founder of.


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Henry Dunant or Jean Henri Dunant was a Swiss social and peace activist who founded the Red Cross and was the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. This biography of Dunant profiles his childhood, life, humanitarian work, achievements & timeline.

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Jean Henri Dunant, father of the Red Cross, (Immortals of history)Author: Carol Zeman Rothkopf. HISTORY OF RED CROSS Henri Dunant, founder of Red Cross Jean Henri Dunant was born in Geneva on 8 May His character and education impelled him to help the distressed and the unfortunate and to be concerned about social work.

Inhe was appointed as an accountant to a subsidiary company in Algeria. Jean Henri Dunant was born on May 8,in Geneva, Switzerland, to parents who belonged to the nobility.

Combining Christian faith with a strong sense of charity, humanity, and justice, his parents taught their young son to respect and support those in need.

His mother, Antoinette Dunant-Colladon, devoted her services to the poor and sick while his father, Jean-Jacques Dunant, was involved with parolees and orphans. Young Jean Henri became involved with prisoners, social activism, and he founded Geneva’s first YMCA in Good deeds are father of the Red Cross book but good grades get you through college.

Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland, as the first son of Jean-Jacques and Antoinette, who were stressed the value of social work- his father was active helping orphans and parolees, and worked in a prison and Orphanage, while his mother worked with the sick and poor.

Jean Henri Dunant father of the Red Cross I first read about Jean Henri Dunant in my Class VI Bangla Text Book. Popularly known as Henry Dunant, he was the founder of the Red Cross.

He was also the first person to receive the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. Henry Dunant Biographical J ean Henry Dunant ‘s life (May 8, Octo ) is a study in contrasts.

He was born into a wealthy home but died in a hospice; in middle age he juxtaposed great fame with total obscurity, and success in business with bankruptcy; in old age he was virtually exiled from the Genevan society of which he had once been an ornament and died in.

Henry Dunant Biography, The father of the Red Cross – Complete named Henry Dunant Jean Henry Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 8, He was the first son of the couple Jeans-Jacques Dunant and Antoinette Dunant Colladon. His family were devout adherents of Calvinism and had significant influence among the people of Geneva.

Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, – Octo ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist. During a business trip inhe was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern day recorded his memories and experiences in the book A Memory of Solferino which inspired the creation of the International Committee of the.

Jean Henri Dunant. founder of the Red Cross. Jean Henri Dunant was born into a wealthy Geneva, Switzerland, family, on May 8, In addition to being wealthy, his family was religious, humanitarian, and civic-minded, and Jean Henri inherited every one of those qualities.

Henry Dunant. AKA Jean Henri Dunant. Red Cross founder. Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland Location of death: Heiden, Switzerland Cause of death: unspecified Remains. Swiss businessman and humanitarian Henry (or Henri) Dunant was forced to drop out of high school when his family could not afford tuition, and he later apprenticed as a bank Born:   "[Co-founder] Gustave Moynier thought the bankruptcy and Dunant's bad reputation in Geneva would damage the image of the new Red Cross, so he distanced Dunant from the committee," said Jaeger.

On May 8,the man who founded The International Committee of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant, was born. Inalmost a century after his birth, the eighth of May was declared a day dedicated to the International Red Cross, in this way honoring its founder.

Dunant’s dream was to prevent and alleviate human suffering, without discrimination. And all of that was started by an inspired man called Jean Henri Dunant. Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland in May 8th, He was the first born of business lady Jean-Jacques Dunant and Antoinette Dunant-Colladon.

His family was religiously devoutly Calvinist and had significant influence in Geneva Society. Jean Henri Dunant (8 May – 30 October ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist.

During a business trip inhe wa s witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern-day Italy. He recorded his memories and experiences in the book A Memory of Solferino which inspired the creation of the International.

The attendees were dignitaries and delegates from across Europe, and their tribute was for a Swiss businessman named Jean Henri Dunant. His idea and the week’s meetings gave birth to an organization still recognized around the world, the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Jean Henri Dunant (8 May – 30 October ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social a business trip inhe was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern-day Italy.

He recorded his memories and experiences in the book A Memory of Solferino which inspired the creation of the International Committee of the. Henri Dunant. Henri Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on 8th May, His father, Jean-Jacques Dunant, was the superintendent of an orphanage and supervisor of prisons.

At the age of ten Henri was sent to the College de Geneva. After completing his studies he joined the banking house of Lullin et Sauter. Jean Henri Dunant. Jean Henri Dunant () was a Swiss merchant who, as a witness to the cruelties of the battle of Solferino, made public the inefficiency of the sanitary organizations in wartime and developed a vision for a relief society of trained volunteers that resulted in the founding of the Red Cross.

Jean Henri Dunant was born on May 8,in Geneva. Man Born to Live: Life and Work of Henry Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross. London: Gollancz. pp. Sachiko Hashimoto. Watakushi no Anrī Dyunan den. Tokyo: Henry Dunant Study Center.

Jean Henri Dunant: Father of the Red Cross. New York: Watts. pp. Wilhelm Sonderegger. Jean Henry Dunant -- Revolutionär!.

Zurich: Reso-Verlag. Henri Dunant, in full Jean-Henri Dunant, (born May 8,Geneva, Switzerland—died OctoHeiden), Swiss humanitarian, founder of the Red Cross (now Red Cross and Red Crescent) and the World Alliance of Young Men’s Christian was cowinner (with Frédéric Passy) of the first Nobel Prize for Peace in .