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Running head: Famous Humanitarians Johns Hopkins and Prince Karim Aga Khan 1 Famous Humanitarians Rozina Bhimani Rasmussen College Author Note This paper is being submitted on September 10, 2017 for Jean Graham G125?HUM2023 Section 07 Humanities.
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Famous Humanitarian: Johns Hopkins and Prince Karim Aga Khan 2 Famous Humanitarian There have been many influential people in this world. But very few people can be called global citizens. The presence of some people has impacted many communities around the world. Working for the benefit of one’s own country or community is very common but working for the benefit of other communities that are in need is very rare. Johns Hopkins and Prince Karim Aga Khan have both worked for the betterment of humanity rather than the betterment of just their own community. Johns Hopkins was born in Loudoun County, Virginia on May 19, 1795. He was an American philanthropist of Baltimore, Maryland in the 19 th Century. Johns Hopkins’ philanthropic work has been widely talked about. Being from Baltimore, he had witnessed the horrible outcomes of the Civil War along with the devastating health conditions of people caused by the yellow fever and cholera outbreaks. Seeing all this made him want to do something for the betterment of humanity. “In 1870 he made a will setting aside seven million dollars — mostly in B&O stock — for the incorporation of a free hospital and affiliated medical and nurse's training colleges, as well as an orphanage for colored children and a university.” As stated in his will, the money he had left behind was used in the formation of Johns Hopkins Colored Children Orphan Asylum followed by the Johns Hopkins University, the Johns Hopkins Press, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the
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