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Dunant

[ French dy-nahn ]
/ French düˈnɑ̃ /
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noun

Jean Hen·ri [French zhahn ahn-ree], /French ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈri/, 1828–1910, Swiss banker and philanthropist: founder of the Red Cross; Nobel Peace Prize 1901.

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  • M. Dunant's Paper is reported in the Times of August 7, 1872.

  • It was on the field of Solferino in 1859, that Henri Dunant went out before the fury had spent itself to tend the wounded.

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British Dictionary definitions for Dunant

Dunant
/ (French dynɑ̃) /

noun

Jean Henri (ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ri). 1828–1910, Swiss humanitarian, founder of the International Red Cross (1864): shared the Nobel peace prize 1901
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