Cassin, René

(1887-1976)
   jurist, Nobel laureate
   Born in Bayonne, René Cassin, after having served in various capacities under General charles de gaulle in London during world war II, became a member of the Consultative Assembly at Algers in 1944. Vice president of the Council of State (1944-60), then a member of the Constitutional Council (1960-71), he participated in numerous international conferences, helped to put through the universal Declaration of Human Rights, and served as president of the European Court on Human Rights from 1965 to 1968. Cassin was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1968.

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  • Cassin, Rene — (1887 1976)    French statesman. He was born in Bayonne. He was professor of law at the universities of Lille and Paris, and French delegate to the League of Nations from 1924 to 1938. He served as National Commissioner for Justice and Education… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Cassin, René — ► (1887 1976) Jurista francés. Fue el principal artífice de la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos en 1948, en el seno de la ONU. Fue premio Nobel de la Paz en 1968 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CASSIN, RENÉ SAMUEL — (1887–1976), French jurist, statesman, and Nobel Prize laureate. Born in Bayonne, Cassin studied literature and law in Aix en Provence and Paris. He was called to the bar in 1909, while continuing his studies preparatory to an academic career.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cassin, René Samuel — (1887–1976)    French jurist and Nobel laureate, 1968. Before World War II, Cassin was a jurist of international standing, holding a professorship at the University of Paris, and acting as a legal expert at the League of Nations. He was also the… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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  • CASSIN (R.) — CASSIN RENÉ (1887 1976) L’œuvre et la pensée de René Cassin ont profondément marqué le XXe siècle. Défenseur inlassable des droits de l’homme, cet homme de doctrine engagé dans l’action et qui exerça les plus hautes fonctions (vice président du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • René — (born again, or reborn, in French) is a very common given name in French speaking countries. It comes from the Latin name Renatus. René is normally, originally only a masculine name (Renée being the feminine form). But in non Francophone… …   Wikipedia

  • cassin — ● cassin nom masculin Organe des mécaniques de piquage des cartons Jacquard. Cassin (René) (1887 1976) juriste français, à l origine de la Déclaration universelle des droits de l homme votée par l O.N.U. en 1948. P. Nobel de la paix 1968. Cassin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • René Cassin — Denkmal für Cassin in Forbach René Samuel Cassin (* 5. Oktober 1887 in Bayonne; † 20. Februar 1976 in Paris) war ein französischer Jurist, Diplomat und Erzieher. Ausgezeichnet wurde Cassin mit dem Großen Verdienstkreuz der französischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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