Dufour Féronce, Albert

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Dufour Féronce, Albert

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  • Dufour von Féronce, Carl Heinrich Albert Freiherr
  • Dufour-Féronce, Albert

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Albert Dufour Féronce was born in 1868 in London into an industrialist family. He entered the German Foreign Office in 1919 and served in various positions at the German embassy in London. From 1927 until 1932 Dufour Féronce was Under-Secretary General at the League of Nations (LN). In this position, he supported Gilbert Murray during the restructuring of the Organisation of Intellectual Cooperation (OIC) during 1930–1931. As director of the Bureaux Internationaux, he provided a link between the OIC and the Secretary-General of the LN. Dufour Féronce died in 1945.


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Created by Jan Stöckmann 12-08-2015. French translation by Alexandre Coutelle, 19-11-2015.




  • J.-J. Renoliet, L’UNESCO oubliée: la Société des Nations et la coopération intellectuelle, 1919–1946 (Paris, 1999).
  • UNESCO Archives, Archival Group 1, IIIC name index cards

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