Awards & Winners

René Cassin

Date of Birth 05-October-1887
Place of Birth Bayonne
(Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France)
Nationality France
Also know as Rene Cassin
René Samuel Cassin was a French jurist, law professor and judge. The son of a French-Jewish merchant, he served as a soldier in World War I, and later 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 which was recognized as a public utility association.

Awards by René Cassin

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