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Dunant

Jean Henri . 1828--1910, Swiss humanitarian, founder of the International Red Cross (1864): shared the Nobel peace prize 1901
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Lucrezia, too, is given sympathetic treatment by Dunant, who focuses on her manipulation by her father and brother, leading to three arranged marriages by the time she turns 22.
Henry Dunant born on May 8, 1828 in Geneva, Switzerland, was also the recipient of the first Nobel peace prize.
The 2006 film, directed by Dominique Othenin-Girard (Red on the Cross), is loosely based on the life of the founder of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant -- who was also the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Dunant and his friends brought forth the motion to create trained groups of volunteers that would be able to assist those hurt in warfare, in a neutral way.
The course was held in the newly opened Henry Dunant Room at the Department of Shariah and Law in which lectures were arranged for the participants on a number of themes relating to conduct of war, concept of self-determination, right and protections of non-combatant population during war.
Ajmal Khan inaugurated ground work on Henry Dunant Room at the Department of Shariah and Law, ICUP.
So writes Sarah Dunant in the afterword to her magnificent 2013 historical novel, "Blood and Beauty: The Borgias.
So much has been written about this most notorious of families and their name is a byword for corruption - but Sarah Dunant presents their tale with a fresh eye.
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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement started in 1863, inspired by a Swiss businessman, Henry Dunant.
In a narrative relying on many historical sources, Dunant visually transposes the reader to the 15th-century household of the Borgias.
Evoquant le parcours historique du fondateur de la Croix-Rouge, le suisse Henry Dunant (1828-1910), M.