René Cassin

René Cassin portrait from his Nobel Prize René Samuel Cassin (5 October 1887 – 20 February 1976) was a French jurist, law professor and judge.

Cassin was born in Bayonne, Basque Country, France. The son of a French-Jewish merchant, he served as a soldier in World War I, and went on to form the Union Fédérale, a leftist, pacifist Veterans organisation. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1968 for his work in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948. That same year, he was also awarded one of the UN's own Human Rights Prizes. René Cassin founded the French Institute of Administrative Sciences (IFSA) which was recognized as a public utility association. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Cassin, René 1887-1976
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by Delaisi, Francis 1873-1947
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