Record ID:
35577633 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 80051353
Heading:
Birth:
  • 1928-09-10
  • Geneva (Switzerland)
Death:
  • 2019-05-07
  • Paris (France)
Associated with:
  • Canada France
Fields of activity:
  • Group homes for the developmentally disabled Church work with the developmentally disabled--Catholic Church
Occupations:
  • Philanthropists Philosophy teachers College teachers$2lcsh
Used for:
  • Vanier, Jean Franc╠žois Antoine, 1928-2019
Notes:
  • Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
  • Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
  • His In weakness, strength, 1969.
  • Man and woman, God made them, 2008: t.p. (Jean Vanier) p. 4 of cover (founder of l'Arche and co-founder of Faith and Light, communities with and for people with disabilities)
  • New York times WWW site, viewed May 8, 2019 (in obituary published May 7: Jean Vanier; Jean Franc╠žois Antoine Vanier; b. Sept. 10, 1928, Geneva, where his father, Georges Vanier, a much-decorated Canadian military hero, was posted with the League of Nations; the family was living in France when World War II began and forced to evacuate by ship to Britain as the Germans advanced; they later returned to Canada; at 13, Jean persuaded his parents to let him move to England to study at the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth; by the time he finished his training the war had ended, although he spent time with both the British Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy; resigned his commission in 1950; spent several years living in a contemplative community near Paris; taught philosophy for a time at the University of Toronto; traveled back to France in 1963; d. Tuesday [May 7, 2019], Paris, aged 90; dedicated his life to improving conditions for people on the margins and founded two worldwide organizations for those with developmental disabilities: L'Arche and Faith and Light)
Local system number:
  • (AuPaJTL)35379
  • abv00480154
  • 000000581017
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC OCoLC DLC VJTL