Henry Dunant Biography, Birthday, Awards and Family

08/05/1828   -   30/10/1910

Henry Dunant or Jean Henri Dunant was a Swiss social and peace activist who founded the Red Cross and was the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. This biography of Dunant profiles his childhood, life, humanitarian work, achievements & timeline.


Henry Dunant Biography, Facts and Family

  • Famous: Nobel Peace Prize
  • Died At Age: 82
  • Sun Sign: Taurus
  • Also Known As: Jean Henri Dunant
  • Born In: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Famous As: Founder Of The Red Cross
  • Father: Jean-Jacques Dunant
  • Mother: Antoinette Dunant-Colladon
  • Died On: October 30, 1910
  • Place Of Death: Heiden
  • City: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Founder/Co-Founder: International Committee Of The Red Cross, International Red Cross And Red Crescent Movement, International Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Zimbabwe Red Cross Society, Swiss Red Cross
  • Education: Collège Calvin
  • Awards: Nobel Peace Prize (1901)
  • Bio: Henry Dunant Or Jean Henri Dunant Was A Swiss Social And Peace Activist Who Founded The Red Cross And Was The Recipient Of The First Nobel Peace Prize. This Biography Of Dunant Profiles His Childhood, Life, Humanitarian Work, Achievements & Timeline.