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Henry Dunant

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)
Oskar Thiede
1950

Wien /  Henry Dunant   Wien /  Henry Dunant

Description

Text and relief portrait on the building façade.

Inscription(s)

Wien - Henry Dunant

in der schlacht bei solferino
besann sich das weltgewissen
zur pflicht des erbarmens

1828 o 1910

HENRY DUNANT
der unsterbliche samariter
schuf das ROTE KREUZ

hier stand das alte kriegsministerium

In the Battle of Solferino
world's conscience recalled
the obligation of compassion

1828 o 1910

HENRY DUNANT
The immortal samaritan
created the RED CROSS

Here stood the old Ministry of War

Signature

(medaillon) oskar thiede 1950

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 48°12'37" - E 16°22'4")

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Item Code: atwi157; Photograph: 16 September 2016
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