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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 Wolfshound in Dublin .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPam Brown.
    SeriesPeople who have helped the world
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22498001M
    ISBN 100863272452
    OCLC/WorldCa24754208

    Nov 02,  · This film, combining colourful animation with recent images, brings to life the history of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement from Henry Dunant and the Battle of Solferino through to today. The. A Memory of Solferino (French: Un souvenir de Solférino) is a book of the Swiss humanitarian Henry Dunant published in It proved decisive in the founding of the International Committee of .

    It was intended only for some friends, at whose insistence Henry Dunant had finally decided to write it. A small book, a memory of a battle whose aftermath of blood and helplessness Dunant had seen by chance; a memory of what this man had tried to do, with some locals, to alleviate the many sufferings a bit. Just a little book. This is the book that prompted the creation of what is now a worldwide movement with millions of members and made the name of Henry Dunant known everywhere. The account has moved many people and still does today. "One finishes this book cursing war", w.

    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 . Nov 28,  · On May 8, , the man who founded The International Committee of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant, was rangelyautomuseum.com , almost 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.


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Dunant wrote this book and in it called for the creation of an aid organization not only for the wounded in war, but to aid in all manner of disasters needing an organized response.

It was this book that resulted in the creation of the international society of the Red rangelyautomuseum.com by: Henry Dunant, born as Jean-Henri 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 Italy.

He recorded his memories and experiences in the book A Memory of Solferino which inspired the creation of the International Committee of Henry Dunant book Red Cross (ICRC) in /5.

Henry Dunant wrote this after seeing the horrors and ravages of war at Solferino. In this story, Mr. Dunant details his experience and the human destruction he saw first hand.

He wrote A Memory of Solferino hoping that he could successfully convince the leaders of the world to create an organization to protect the rights of the wounded in war/5. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Henry Dunant books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Henry Dunant's book was a huge success; it was translated into virtually all the European languages and read by the most influential people of his time.

Among them was Gustave Moynier, a citizen of Geneva, lawyer and chairman of a local charity, the Geneva Public Welfare Society.

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 Henry Dunant book in need.

Henry Dunant. Henry Dunant (born Jean-Henri Dunant; 8 May – 30 October ), also known as Henri Dunant, was a Swiss humanitarian, businessman and social rangelyautomuseum.com was the visionary, promoter and co-founder of the Red Cross. During a business trip inDunant was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern-day Italy.

He recorded his memories and experiences in. 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. In Geneva itself, Dunant’s book attracted the attention of some of the city’s most influential, including a young lawyer named Gustave Moynier, who visited Dunant on a cool day in November to find out what plans his fellow Genevan had for turning his ideas into reality.

History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Henry Dunant authored the book Un Souvenir de Solferino- A Memory of Solferino. It got published in The book was loved by many. It was then that he decided to travel to places like Europe to sell his ideas.

By he had authored the book An Account of the Regency in Tunis. This book mainly contained his memories of his experiences. Dunant, J. Henry, A Memory of Solferino. London, Cassell, A translation from the French of the first edition of Un Souvenir de Solférino, published in The author published the original as «J.

Henry Dunant», although he is usually referred to as «Henri Dunant». May 12,  · Dunant put down his ideas in a campaigning book, A Souvenir of Solferino, published in The Public Welfare Committee in his home town of Geneva took them up and formed a working group (the embryo ICRC, with Dunant as secretary), which first met in February Book by Henry Dunant, p.

66, 24 Copy quote I was a mere tourist with no part whatever in this great conflict; but it was my rare privilege, through an unusual train of circumstances, to witness the moving scenes that I have resolved to describe. Jean Henri Dunant (8 May – 30 October ), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social rangelyautomuseum.com 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 Red Cross. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Un souvenir de solférino. Dunant, J. Henry. by Un souvenir de solférino. Dunant, J. Henry. and a great selection of related books. Henri Dunant, founder of Red Cross InDunant wrote and published a book entitled "A Memory of Solferino", which he put forward his ideas to foster the creation in every country of a society for the relief of the Mr Henry Pomeroy Davison, President of.

Henry Dunant was born on the 8th May in Geneva into a Calvinist family where social work was considered to be of great importance – an ideal which became a part of his life. During this period of religious revival, the YMCA was founded and Dunant was its secretary and correspondent.

He gave it his energetic support as well as most of his. 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 foun.

The view and the stench shocked his conscience, and inspired Dunant to write his best-known book, A Memory of Solferino. More than merely describing the horrors of war, he used the last third of the book to propose a solution — that relief societies should be formed in every nation of the world, to provide care and comfort to the wounded in war and rangelyautomuseum.com: May 08.

Jun 19,  · Mr. Dunant wrote this book and in it called for the creation of an aid organization not only for the wounded in war, but to aid in all manner of disasters needing an organized response. It was this book that resulted in the creation of the international society of the Red Cross/5(7).The life of Henry Dunant.

Henry Dunant – born on May 8, in Geneva as the eldest son of a respected middle-class family – had a carefree youth. Early on, through the social commitment of his mother, the young Henry was confronted with poverty and the misery of the lower classes of the city of Geneva.

This book was the basis for the.Jean Henri Dunant wrote his first book titled ‘An account of the regency in Tunis’ in after coming back from an assignment to Tunisia, Sicily and Algeria which was published in which had a chapter on slavery.