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Monument Henri 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)
Jacques Probst
1963

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Description

Bronze sculpture group, showing a guardian angel (also described as the Archangel Gabriel), a mother with children, and a dying soldier.

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Inscription(s)

A HENRY DUNANT
1828 - 1910
INITIATEUR DE L'OEUVRE
INTERNATIONALE DE LA CROIX ROUGE
PROMOTEUR DES CONVENTIONS
DE GENÈVE
éRIGé PAR SOUSCRIPTION NATIONALE
8 MAI 1963

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henri dunant
Jacques probst
1963

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Location (N 46°11'54" - E 6°8'45")

Item Code: chge015; Photograph: 5 June 2013
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