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René Cassin
Birth: Oct. 5, 1887
Death: Feb. 20, 1976

Social Reformer. A professor of Law, he joined Charles de Gaulle in London in June 1940. He helped found UNESCO in 1946, and was a leading figure in promoting the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Served as President of the European Court of Human Rights from 1965 to 1968, and received the 1968 Nobel Peace Prize. Entered Pantheon on the centenary of his birth in 1987. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
Burial:
The Pantheon
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
 
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Record added: Dec 08, 1999
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39 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Feb. 18, 2015
A Good Man... Rest in Peace, Rene. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013

- David Wend
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011
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