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René Cassin

René Cassin

The Nobel Peace Prize 1968

Jurist, Judge, Humanitarian, Internationalist. Father of the Declaration of Human Rights.

'As a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.” - René Cassin

Nobel Prize Cash and Philanthropy

René Cassin used part of his Nobel Prize money to educate students, teachers and people from all over the world regarding human rights in the International Institute of Human Rights which he founded in Strasbourg, France, in 1969.

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Name: René Cassin
Birth: 5 October 1887, Bayonne, France
Death: 20 February 1976, Paris, France
Residence: France
Role: Acting Mediator in Palestine, 1948, Director, division of Trusteeship, U.N., Professor, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Portion of Cash: 1/1
Nobel Cash Prize and Philanthropy