IRRC No. 139

Henry Dunant and Rudolf Müller

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A hundred years after the founding of the Red Cross, several more or less recent biographies, in German, which are based on records, some of them newly discovered, tell us about the men who faithfully assisted Henry Dunant in his more difficult hours. Among the earlier writings about Dunant we find the name of Rudolf Müller, a Stuttgart secondary school teacher, in connection with the few documents available at that time, although they contain no indication of the extent to which Müller's effective activity influenced Dunant's later life.

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