Vol 10 No 2 (2019): MMXIX vol. X.nr.2
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Laudation of Carl Irlet, the Organizer of the Child relief Action in Switzerland, at the University of Debrecen

Published September 27, 2019
Réka Bozzay
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Debrecen
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Bozzay, R. (2019). Laudation of Carl Irlet, the Organizer of the Child relief Action in Switzerland, at the University of Debrecen. Gerundium, 10(2), 125-130. Retrieved from https://ojs.lib.unideb.hu/gerundium/article/view/3642

Abstract

The Laudation of Carl Irlet, the Organizer of the Child Relief Action in Switzerland, at the University of Debrecen. The University of Debrecen awarded in 1925 two protestants organizers of the
child relief project with the title of doctor honoris causa: the Swiss clergyman Carl Irlet and the Dutch baron Willem Carel Adrien van Vredenburch. Zsigmond Varga, professor of theology in Debrecen, wrote in his
laudation, how important was the role of Irlet in organisation and coordination of the child relief action, and how important was the role of the children to create a positive image of Hungary because of political
and economic reasons. The document of award was signed by Miklós Horthy, Regent of Hungary and Kunó Klebelsberg, Minister of Education and Religion.