In 1859, while visiting Napoleon III for
Dunant was a working man. When he saw the wounded in Sulfurino with his own eyes, he did not stop. He immediately called the locals and cared for the injured in various homes and congregations. If he had not done so, many more lives would have been lost.
Born in Switzerland in 1828, Dunant is the founder of the Red Cross and the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. International Red Cross Day is celebrated around the world on the occasion of his birthday. He was a businessman as well as a social engineer.
Dunant’s Christian faith led him to establish an organization that would help bring back those who were dying. The Red Cross has saved the lives of millions of people, an organization founded by followers of Christ.
Dunant was born into a devout Christian family and had a significant influence on society. Her family emphasized social work. Her father was a social worker who cared for orphans who were released before their sentences, promising to improve along with the orphans. Dunant’s mother cared for the sick and the poor.