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Henry Dunant

Pam Brown

Henry Dunant

the founder of the Red Cross - his compassion has saved millions

by Pam Brown

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Published by Exley in Watford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dunant, Henry, -- 1828-1910.,
  • Red Cross -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPam Brown.
    SeriesPeople who have helped the world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV569.D8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22393070M
    ISBN 101850151067
    OCLC/WorldCa17776708

    Henry Dunant book recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize in later years can be assigned to either of these two categories first roughly established by the Nobel committee's decision in Redcross decreases their injuries, their pain, and their sorrows with love. In response to these ideas, a committee which later became the International Committee of the Red Cross was established in Geneva. It was able to do this mainly through the experiences of its delegates. Battle of Solferino[ edit ] Henry Dunant at Solferino Dunant arrived in Solferino on the evening of 24 Juneon the same day a battle between the two sides had occurred nearby.

    Dunant also began to travel through Europe to promote his ideas. He lived in the nursing home in Heiden until his death. Its first field operation was induring the war Henry Dunant book Germany and Denmark: delegates were sent to work on each side of the front line. Shocked, Dunant himself took the initiative to organize the civilian population, especially the women and girls, to provide assistance to the injured and sick soldiers. Without you, the Red Cross, the supreme humanitarian achievement of the nineteenth century would probably have never been undertaken. As of February"External links modified" talk page sections are no longer generated or monitored by InternetArchiveBot.

    But his work was not finished. The Red Cross needed many skilled volunteers for its wartime role. It sent out invitations to all European governments and numerous leading personalities. By the end of the 19th century, Henry Dunant Henry Dunant book whose vision had helped start the whole process — was living in obscurity in a Swiss mountain village; his business failures had forced him to withdraw from Geneva and from an active role in the Red Cross. With its call for an international conference, this committee, in effect, founded the Red Cross. His parents stressed the value of social work, and his father was active helping orphans and parolees, while his mother worked with the sick and poor.


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Since there is no reference given for the information, I can't confirm this, so I'm not making any changes. At the same time, the ICRC expanded its own work, undertaking new activities such as visiting prisoners of war and transmitting lists of names, so that their families could be Henry Dunant book.

On the evening of the battle, Dunant arrived in the village of Castiglione, where more than 9, wounded had taken refuge. If you Henry Dunant book an error with Henry Dunant book archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool.

Admittedly, the short biography is not an authoritative source, but its timeline should be considered. Without any factual proof about it, the claim that he became an agnostic is merely a gossip and its diffusion is but a rumor. To cite this document, Henry Dunant book state the source as shown above.

The Geneva Convention was based on Dunant's ideas. The founder of the Red Cross Henry Dunant was a well-known chemist. Over subsequent decades, even as the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Muslim nations made profound humanitarian gains and his name came to be revered, he spent many years virtually homeless.

His parents stressed the value of social work, and his father was active helping orphans and parolees, while his mother worked with the sick and poor.

Hans Daae succeeded in placing Dunant's part of the prize money,Swiss Francs, in a Norwegian Bank and preventing access by his creditors.

Nobel invented the Nobel Peace Prize, to inspire each individual to find peace. A year later on 22 Augusta diplomatic conference organized by the Swiss Parliament led to the signing of the First Geneva Convention by 12 states. It also says that his resurrection was due to a journalist's publicity.

He approved the efforts to extend the scope of the Red Cross to cover naval personnel in wartime, and in peacetime to alleviate the hardships caused by natural catastrophes. A section of Nobel's will had indicated that the prize should go to an individual who had worked to reduce or eliminate standing armies, or directly to promote peace conferences, which made Passy a natural choice for his peace work.

Building on this success, Dunant called a second Geneva Convention inwhich led to agreements on the treatment of prisoners of war and pioneered the concept of settling international disputes in courtrooms instead of on battlefields.

There, he saw the plights of the soldiers who were victimized by the Battle of Solferino. After brief stays in various places, he settled down in Heiden, a small Swiss village.

In the book, he described the battle, its costs, and the chaotic circumstances afterwards. On 1 Februaryhowever, the Austrian and Prussian armies invaded Denmark, starting what became known as the German-Danish war.

Not, however, as an unknown. Introduction: Almost in every century, every nation there is war and natural disasters in this world. The first is that of the battle itself. A new war, however, was soon to put the recently adopted Convention through a baptism of fire.

He distributed the book to many leading political and military figures in Europe.

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The International Committee decided to send two delegates to the field to care for the wounded and to study the possibilities of implementing some of the conclusions of the October conference. He approved the efforts to extend the scope of the Red Cross to cover naval personnel in wartime, and in peacetime to alleviate the hardships caused by natural catastrophes.

Dunant was in charge of organizing accommodation for the attendees.

From the battle of Solferino to the eve of the First World War

For example, the gold medal prize of Sciences Morales at the Paris World's Fair did not go to Dunant as originally planned but to Moynier, Dufour, and Dunant together so that the prize money would only go to the Committee as a whole.

Hence the concept of giving neutral status to medical services and volunteer nurses.

Henry Dunant

The first prize was awarded to Henry Dunant in Background 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.

Jan 29,  · Henry Dunant book his late thirties and bankrupt, Henry Dunant lived in abject poverty, on occasion being forced to eat Henry Dunant book crusts and sleep outdoors in Paris. It is a bitter slice of one man’s history, particularly given that only a few Henry Dunant book earlier he had founded the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The Geneva household into which Henry Dunant was born was religious, humanitarian, and civic-minded. In the first part of his life Dunant engaged quite seriously in religious activities and for a while in full-time work as a representative of the Young Men's Christian Association, traveling in .The first prize pdf awarded to Henry Dunant in This article is a highlight on Henry Pdf.

Henry Dunant's family background. Henry Dunant (8 May - 30 October ) was born under the name Jean-Henri Dunant in Geneva, Switzerland.

His father, Jean-Jacques Dunant, was a social activist who did well in business.Henri Dunant, Swiss humanitarian, founder of the Red Cross (now Red Cross and Red Crescent) and the World Alliance of Young Men’s Christian Associations.

He was cowinner (with Frederic Passy) of the first Nobel Prize for Peace in Learn more about Dunant’s life and career.The book by Willy Heudtlass as given in the references ebook is a + pages volume and ebook most in-depth and authoritative source regarding the biography of Dunant.

Heudtlass was the first person to be able research private letter archives of Rudolf Müller and Hans Daae, two of only very few people whom Dunant trusted in his late life.