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Henry-Dunant-Denkmal

Henry Dunant Monument

Jean Henri Dunant, also known as Henry Dunant
Genève 1828 - Heiden 1910
Swiss businessman and social activist. The 1864 Geneva Convention was based on Dunant's ideas. In 1901 he received the first Nobel Peace Prize together with Frédéric Passy
(Wikipedia)
Charlotte Germann-Jahn
1962

Heiden /  Henry-Dunant-Denkmal   Heiden /  Henry-Dunant-Denkmal

Description

Stele with on one side a relief of a man helping a wounded man, and tekst on the other side.

Inscription(s)

Jean Henri

Dunant

Schöpfer des
Roten Kreuzes

* 8 mai 1828 in Genf
† Heiden 30 oktober 1910

Signature

g. jahn
historisch-antiquarischen verein heiden 1962

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 47°26'45" E 9°31'58"

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