Germaine Hannevart


Germaine Hannevart born Leuze, Hainaut, Belgium August 8, 1887 (d. 1977). Belgian educator, biology professor; became active pacifist after fiancé killed in WWI; militant feminist; peace missions to China and Korea.


"[My goal is] The triumph of peace and feminism, not only in the ranks of Belgian university women, but in the whole organism." (Dict. Femmes Belges, p. 307)

"War is repugnant because it has measured all stupidity." (Revue Spirtualité, Jan. 1949; photo