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 René Cassin

René Cassin

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
Memorial ID 7519 · View Source
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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: 8 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7519
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for René Cassin (5 Oct 1887–20 Feb 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7519, citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .