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Guillaume-Henri Dufour

Swiss engineer, general and politician.

Biographical Information

Name: Guillaume-Henri Dufour
Born in 1787 in Konstanz, Konstanz (Kreis), Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe
Deceased in 1875 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe

Graduate of the Ecole polytechnique in Paris

1810 - 1815

Officer in Napoleon's army.

1833 - 1864

Draws the first map of Switzerland.

1847 - 1848

Chief commander of the Swiss army in the Sonderbund War


Participates in the founding of the Red Cross.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:



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Created: 16/06/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014