Dunant

biographical name
Du·​nant | \ dü-ˈnäⁿ How to pronounce Dunant (audio) , dyü- \

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(Jean-) Henri 1828–1910 Swiss philanthropist and founder of the Red Cross

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“Dunant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dunant. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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