SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Henry Dunant

1828 - 1910

Henry Dunant

Henry Dunant (born Jean-Henri Dunant; 8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910), also known as Henri Dunant, was a Swiss humanitarian, businessman and social activist. He was the visionary, promoter and co-founder of the Red Cross. During a business trip in 1859, Dunant was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern-day Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Dunant has received more than 607,793 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular social activist.

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  • 610k

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  • 80.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 17.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Henry Dunant ranks 8 out of 426Before him are Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Malcolm X, Rosa Luxemburg, Jan Hus, and Mother Teresa. After him are Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Guy Fawkes, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Claus von Stauffenberg, and Jean-Paul Marat.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1828, Henry Dunant ranks 4Before him are Leo Tolstoy, Jules Verne, and Henrik Ibsen. After him are Saigō Takamori, Hippolyte Taine, Rani of Jhansi, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charbel Makhlouf, Randal Cremer, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, and John Langdon Down. Among people deceased in 1910, Henry Dunant ranks 3Before him are Leo Tolstoy and Mark Twain. After him are Florence Nightingale, Robert Koch, Henri Rousseau, William James, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Edward VII, Nadar, Mily Balakirev, and O. Henry.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Henry Dunant ranks 6 out of 540Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712), Leonhard Euler (1707), Le Corbusier (1887), Carl Jung (1875), and Paracelsus (1493). After him are Jean Piaget (1896), Paul Klee (1879), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Sepp Blatter (1936), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), and Ferdinand de Saussure (1857).