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 René Cassin

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René Cassin Famous memorial

Birth
Bayonne, Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France
Death
20 Feb 1976 (aged 88)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial*
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

* This is the original burial site

Plot
Division 5.
Memorial ID
7298 View Source

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.

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

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 Nov 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7298
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7298/ren%C3%A9-cassin: accessed ), memorial page for René Cassin (5 Oct 1887–20 Feb 1976), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7298, citing Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France; Maintained by Find a Grave .