Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
History

Henry Dunant

A bloody battle in northern Italy and Henry Dunant, a travelling Swiss businessman with great vision, were the diverse elements that led to the formation of the Red Cross and, ultimately, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Further detail can be found on the International Committee's web site: http://www.icrc.org

Henri Dunant

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