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  Henry Dunant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, 1828 in Geneva - October 30, 1910 in Heiden), also known as Henry Dunant or Henri Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist.
Dunant was born in Geneva as the first son of businessman Jean-Jacques Dunant and his wife Antoinette Dunant-Colladon.
Dunant arrived in Solferino on the evening of June 24, 1859, on the same day a battle between the two sides had occurred nearby.
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 Henry Dunant
Henry Dunant fann keisarann hvergi en hófst handa við að skipuleggja hjálparstarfið.
Það sem eftir lifði ævinnar naut Dunant frægðar og viðurkenningar og hlaut, ásamt Frédérik Passey, frönskum friðarsinna, fyrstu friðarverðlaun Nobels árið 1901.
Henry Dunant lést árið 1910, 82 ára að aldri, og var jarðsettur í Zurich.
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 Henry Dunant
In Genf erblickt Henry Dunant das Licht der Welt.
Henry Dunant macht sich auf, um Napoleon III., der sich in Italien befindet, für die landwirtschaftlichen Projekte Algeriens zu interessieren.
Freunde setzten sich für ihn ein, bringen das Rote Kreuz und Henry Dunant wieder ins Bewusstsein der breiten Öffentlichkeit.
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 Henry Dunant (1828-1910)
Henry Dunant, who was born in Geneva on 8 May 1828, came from a devout and charitable Calvinist family.
Dunant resigns from the Committee As a result of the scandal which this bankruptcy caused in Geneva, he resigned from his post as secretary of the International Committee.
When peace returned, Dunant travelled to London, where he endeavoured to organize a diplomatic conference on the problem of prisoners of war; the Tsar encouraged him but England was hostile to the plan.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Henry Dunant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, 1828 - October 30, 1910) (often called Henry Dunant or Henri Dunant) was a Swiss businessman and humanitarian who founded the Red Cross movement.
While in Italy in 1859, he visited the site of the Battle of Solferino, where he was stunned by the many thousands of wounded soldiers left on the battlefield to die, without receiving even the most basic medical attention that might have saved them.
In a final compromise, it was decided that Dunant would share the prize with Frédéric Passy, a prominent French pacifist.
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 World Red Cross Day: Jean-Henry Dunant
Jean-Henry Dunant was borned in Geneva in 1828.
Henry Dunant's visionary idea based on his concept of Brotherhood of Man led to the formation of a committee of five in Geneva in February 1863.
Dunant died in 1911 - buried in an ordinary ceremony - seemingly forgotten but the fruit of his labour has neither been in vain nor forgotten.
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 Henry Dunant
Dunant was not present at the Battle of Solferino itself, but he collected information that enabled him to write an accurate description of it.
Dunant was not an "organization man," but one of the readers of his book was the head of a group engaged in local relief work.
Dunant was brought up a Protestant and was early led toward piety and good works, in which the example of his mother was particularly strong.
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 Henry Dunant - Biography
The Geneva household into which Henri Dunant was born was religious, humanitarian, and civic-minded.
He bequeathed some legacies to those who had cared for him in the village hospital, endowed a «free bed» that was to be available to the sick among the poorest people in the village, and left the remainder to philanthropic enterprises in Norway and Switzerland.
The author published the original as «J. Henry Dunant», although he is usually referred to as «Henri Dunant».
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 Henry Dunant Medal
The Standing Commission takes the view that the Henry Dunant Medal should be awarded to individuals who belong to the Movement and who have distinguished themselves either by their long and outstanding service to the ideals of the Movement, or because they acted with exceptional courage and dedication in a given situation or situations.
This is to distinguish the Henry Dunant Medal from other medals that individual National Societies have established or may establish to pay tribute to their members on the national level.
When the Henry Dunant Medal was established, it was primarily meant to recognize acts of great courage during a field operation.
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 Henry Dunant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A man deeply religious in the Calvinist tradition and committed to the principle "Love thy neighbor " Dunant crisscrossed Europe lecturing on the evils of slavery.
While in Italy in 1859 he visited the site of the Battle of Solferino where he was stunned by the thousands of wounded soldiers left on the to die without receiving even the most medical attention that might have saved them.
In a final compromise was decided that Dunant would share the with Frédéric Passy a prominent French pacifist.
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 EBU.CH :: Henry Dunant
Henry Dunant, founder of The Red Cross: a passionate, headstrong, idealistic man, a man with a mission: to change the world.
An idealist and a romantic, Dunant was also ‘obsessed’ by his work, to the point of breaking the hearts of the two women who loved him and, each in their own way, supported his cause...
But, Henry Dunant was one of the those great visionaries whose ideas would not be easily accepted.
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 Henry Dunant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Memory of Solferino, published November 8, 1862), a memoir of his experiences in Italy, in which he advocated the establishment of an international network of volunteer relief agencies.
When the first Nobel Prize was awarded, there was some debate as to whether he should even receive it, since by then the Red Cross had become such a well-established organization that its links to Dunant were all but forgotten.
Some suggested that he receive the prize for Medicine, since that was the primary contribution of the Red Cross.
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 Red Cross Red Crescent - News on General Assembly
Princess Margriet presents the founder of the Henry Dunant Society, Roger Durand, with the Henry Dunant Medal.
Last night also saw the awarding of the prestigious Henry Dunant Medal to two individuals for humanitarian service including Madame Phlech Phiroun who was the only member of the Cambodian Red Cross leadership to survive the Khmer Rouge period and Mr.
Durand has had a long fascination with the life of Henry Dunant, and is like him a citizen of Geneva.
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 Henry Dunant
Parlare di Henry Dunant e della sua straordinaria vita non è facile volendo andare più in là delle date, degli avvenimenti e delle persone da lui incontrate.Le sue caratteristiche di follia e intraprendenza, insieme ad una grande determinazione sono state fondamentali per rendere la sua vita assolutamente fuori dall’ordinario.
Altrettanto vincenti si riveleranno le convinzioni del Dunant relative all’imparzialità del soccorso (al di fuori di ogni più sottile concezione a metà del 1800) e la neutralità dei soccorritori e dell’apparato di assistenza sanitaria per i militari feriti e malati in guerra.
A Dunant va riconosciuto il merito di aver visto lontano e di non aver mai vacillato nella sua convinzione di essere nel giusto, anche se poi tristi vicende relative a contrasti con persone e agli affari andati a rotolo, lo porteranno ad essere allontanato dalla società Ginevrina.
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 Henry Dunant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1864 Geneva Convention was based on Dunant's ideas and in 1901 he received the Nobel Peace Prize together with Frédéric Passy.
Shocked, Dunant himself took the initiative to organize the civil population, especially the women and girls, to provide assistance to the injured and sick soldiers.
The others were Moynier, army general Henri Dufour, and doctors Louis Appia and Théodore Maunoir.
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 Henry Dunant, das Rote Kreuz und die Hoffnung auf eine Welt ohne Krieg :: INWO.ch :: Initiative für Natürliche ...
Henry Dunant kam 1828 in Genf auf die Welt - in dieser weltoffenen, calvinistisch geprägten Handelsstadt lernte er schon in seinem Elternhaus sowohl Geschäftstüchtigkeit als auch Mitmenschlichkeit kennen.
Was Henry Dunant dort erlebte, hat er wenig später in seiner „Erinnerung an Solferino“; aufgeschrieben: „Die Sonne des 25.
In diesem „Heimathafen“ lernte Dunant auch den Gymnasiallehrer Rudolf Müller kennen, der später großen Anteil an seiner Rehabilitation hatte.
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 DRK Süssen - Henry Dunant
Da die französischen Behörden sich offenbar nicht allzu kooperativ verhielten, wünschte Dunant den Kaiser der Franzosen selbst zu sprechen - nur, dass dieser gerade bei seinem Heer in der Lombardei war, das aufseiten der Italiener in deren nationalem Einigungskrieg gegen die Österreicher kämpfte.
Ein Sonderling musste dieser Henry Dunant wohl gewesen sein, wenn er ernstlich geglaubt hatte, Napoleon III.
Dunant wird das Zimmer 12 in einem Hospiz in Heiden nicht mehr verlassen, bis er am 30.
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 Der Zeitreisende - Die Visionen des Henry Dunant, Eveline Hasler - rezensionen.ch
1859 reiste Henry Dunant, der schweizerische Philantroph, nach Oberitalien, um den verwundeten Soldaten in der Schlacht von Solferino zu helfen.
Von der ihm zustehenden Hälfte der Preissumme in der Höhe von 104'000 Franken sah Dunant jedoch nie etwas.
Gustave Moynier, der Dunants Ideen in seiner Gemeinnützigen Gesellschaft von Genf aufgenommen hatte, hatte ursprünglich nicht unwesentlich zur Entstehung des Roten Kreuzes beigetragen.
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 Henry Dunant (1828-1920)
Henry Dunant (1828-1920) was de oprichter van het Rode Kruis en initiatiefnemer van de eerste Conventie van Geneve.
Dunant ontwikkelde zijn idee voor het Rode Kruis op het slachtveld bij de Italiaanse plaats Solferino in 1859.
Met hulp van vrouwen uit het plaatsje Solferino, zette Dunant primitieve posten op in kerken, kloosters en tenten.
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 Rotes Kreuz - Freiwillige Rettung Innsbruck: J. Henry Dunant
Henry Dunant wurde am 8.Mai 1828 in Genf als Sohn eines Kaufmannes geboren, welcher ihm schon sehr früh Weltoffenheit vermittelte.
In seiner Funktion hielt er sich mehrfach aus Geschäftsgründen zwischen 1853 und 1855 in Algerien und Tunesien auf, wo er sehr viel Geld in Getreidemühlen investierte.
Henry Dunant ließ seine Schrift auf eigene Kosten drucken und verschickte sie an wichtige Persönlichkeiten und Freunde in ganz Europa.
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 Henry dunant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 MEMO - Le site de l'Histoire
Conquis par l'Algérie et la Tunisie que ses voyages lui font découvrir, Henry Dunant acquiert en concession dans la province de Constantine une terre qu'il met en valeur dès 1858 en construisant des moulins à blé, en irriguant les terres et en les cultivant.
Henry Dunant décide donc d'obtenir une audience auprès de l'empereur des Français, Napoléon III.
Ainsi Henry Dunant entreprend-t-il, grâce à un travail acharné, de convoquer les représentants des gouvernements européens à une conférence diplomatique.
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 Exposition actuelle: les quatre diagrammes de Dunant - Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du ...
Installé dès 1887 à Heiden (Appenzell), Henry Dunant y mène une vie retirée jusqu'à l'attribution du Prix Nobel de la Paix en 1901.
Dunant termine la rédaction des diagrammes en 1890..
Un programme interactif propose aux visiteurs de resituer les thèmes abordés par Dunant dans ses diagrammes dans le contexte de la mythologie et de l'histoire biblique.
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 Biographie Henry Dunant -Gründer des Roten Kreuzes-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Henry Dunant wird absichtlich von seinen Widersachern von französischen Projekten in Algerien ausgeschlossen und auch in seinem eigenen Unternehmen zeichnet sich ein großer Verlust ab.
und seine Freunde wollen ihm Hilfe zukommen lassen, aber ihre Nachrichten an ihn erreichen Dunant nie...
In der Folgezeit rafft sich Dunant wieder auf, er gründet eine Vereinigung, "Die weltweite Allianz von Ordnung und Zivilisation", gibt eine Zeitschrift heraus und hält sehr erfolgreiche Vorträge in England.
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 Henry Dunant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross
Belligerent reprisals (Scientific collection of the Henry Dunant Institute, v.
Facing the Holocaust in Budapest: The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Jews in Hungary, 1943-1945 (Scientific collection of the Henry Dunant Institute)
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 Henry Dunant
Er siedelte aber 1859 nach Culoz über, einem Dorf in den französischen Alpen.
Schon früh trat der junge Dunant, gestützt auf seine tiefe religiöse Überzeugung, engagiert für die Menschheit ein.
Das Schlüsselerlebnis seines Lebens wiederfuhr Dunant 1859 auf einer Geschäftsreise nach Solferino in Oberitalien.
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 Société Henry Dunant, Genève - Tunis
Du 18 au 27 octobre 1996, la Société Henry Dunant et l'Association Suisse-Tunisie ont organisé un voyage d'étude en Tunisie, avec la collaboration de l'Association tunisienne de science politique et avec l'aide du Ministère du tourisme et de l'artisanat de Tunisie.
A l'âge de 25 ans, Henry Dunant découvre une monde en pleine évolution : l'Afrique du nord.
L’ouvrage ayant paru au printemps 2000, on peut le commander auprès de la Société Henry Dunant (chemin Haccius 10, CH-1212 Grand-Lancy), pour le prix de 35 francs; les membres de la Société Henry Dunant et de l’Association Suisse-Tunisie bénéficient du prix de 25 francs.
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 Henry Dunant  Das Leben von Henry Dunant und die Geschichte des Roten Kreuzes sind untrennbar miteinander verbunden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Henry Dunant wird zum Mittelpunkt einer Hilfsaktion, die spontan aus der Bevölkerung hervorbricht.
Dunant ist wie ein Bettler auf fremde Gnade angewiesen.
Noch zu Lebzeiten Dunants, 1909 wurde in Mittenwald die Sanitätskolonne ins Leben gerufen.
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