In he wrote a brochure called the Universal and International Society for the Revival of the Orient , setting forth a plan to create a neutral colony in Palestine. The eight years from to proved to be a sharp contrast to those of In Dunant was bankrupt. The water rights had not been granted, the company had been mismanaged in North Africa, and Dunant himself had been concentrating his attention on humanitarian pursuits, not on business ventures.
After the disaster, which involved many of his Geneva friends, Dunant was no longer welcome in Genevan society. Within a few years he was literally living at the level of the beggar. There were times, he says 2 , when he dined on a crust of bread, blackened his coat with ink, whitened his collar with chalk, slept out of doors.
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For the next twenty years, from to , Dunant disappeared into solitude. After brief stays in various places, he settled down in Heiden, a small Swiss village.
Here a village teacher named Wilhelm Sonderegger found him in and informed the world that Dunant was alive, but the world took little note. Because he was ill, Dunant was moved in to the hospice at Heiden. And here, in Room 12, he spent the remaining eighteen years of his life. Not, however, as an unknown. After when he was once more rediscovered, the world heaped prizes and awards upon him. Despite the prizes and the honors, Dunant did not move from Room Upon his death, there was no funeral ceremony, no mourners, no cortege.
Dunant had not spent any of the prize monies he had received. The emblem in Muslim countries is the red crescent and in Iran is the red lion and sun. For a brief history of the Red Cross see history of the Red Cross. It was later edited and republished in Nobel Lectures. To cite this document, always state the source as shown above. Paris, Librairie Fischbacher, Dunant, J. Henry, A Memory of Solferino. See all condition definitions - opens in a new window or tab Read more about the condition. About this product.
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