Hans Ruesch died of cancer at his home in Lugano , Switzerland. Retrieved from ” https: Italian hopes were high as the cars lined up for the start of the Coppa Ciano on August 2, In later life his attention turned to the campaign against vivisection, his own interest having been latent since the death in infancy of his brother Konrad, apparently after being given a drug which had been cleared after tests on animals. In Hans came to the UK to speak at two protest marches against vivisection, first in Cambridge in May, and again in October at Oxford. Kirk Douglas starred as Gino Borgesa, a reckless Formula One driver, ensnared by speed, adrenaline, and a Hollywood s romance.
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He told me of his scary experience at Rheims during the night race. He competed in more than races in Europe and South Africa, winning 27 races.
In later life his attention turned to the campaign against vivisection, his own interest having been latent since the death in infancy of his brother Konrad, apparently after being given a drug which had been cleared after tests on animals.
Views Read Raciny View history. In Hans rjesch to the UK to speak at two protest marches against vivisection, first in Cambridge in May, and again in October at Oxford. Once in a while, in every century, certain great individuals emerge onto the world scene who are destined to challenge and change the prevailing culture, to enhance and ennoble it.
The following year he left his home in Paris a week before the arrival of the Germans and made his way through the closed border with Spain. An earlier episode in his life was also said by Hans to be a reason for him taking up the anti-vivisection cause, and that was the death of his baby brother, Konrad, some fifty years earlier.
Goodreads helps you keep track hhans books you want to read. Teaming with British star driver, R. Michael marked it as to-read May 29, Therefore, such animal testing cannot reliably predict physiological reactions in humans. Ruesch lost control hqns spun his car into a group of spectators, killing a policeman and injuring three onlookers. It is unlikely that the likes of Hans Ruesch will ever again grace the ranks of the anti-vivisection movement. He was a gifted writer resch also drove race cars at the highest level; between the yearshe scored twenty-seven wins, three second places and five third places.
Kirk Douglas starred as Gino Borgesa, a reckless Formula One driver, ensnared by speed, adrenaline, and a Hollywood s romance. It has been said by many that one will never be the same again after reading Slaughter of the Innocent, and the subsequent foundation of many anti-vivisection leagues the world over following the book’s publication is testimony to this, and it is true to say that the book is as hahs today – perhaps more so – as it was then.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hans Ruesch, the Swiss racing driver, best-selling author and pioneer of the anti-vivisection movement, who has died of cancer in Lugano, aged 94, was believed to be the last surviving grand prix winner of the interwar “golden age” of motor racing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In Hans was a key figure in the Swiss Referendum Against Vivisection, rackng on December 18th a third of the Swiss population voted in favour of abolition.
Instead, Ruesch insisted that medicine was led dangerously astray by what he saw as pseudo-scienceand a fatally false methodology.
Indeed, human beings of his calibre – humanity here being used in its truest sense of ‘the quality of being human; kindness or mercy’, arise all too infrequently in any one lifetime. This was followed up by Naked Empress, or the Great Medical Fraud, inand this brought further to light the great harms being done to mankind and medicine because of a medical establishment that has become controlled by the pharmaceutical giants, and consequently turned its back on the search for health, instead replacing it with a search for grant money, profits and prestige.
They separated in the early s and Maria Luisa died in They separated in the early s and Maria Luisa died in In he wrote his first novel, appropriately named The Racer, and which was based on his own real-life experiences.
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Juan Andres rated it it was amazing Feb 17, This Tipo C may have been the car Tazio Nuvolari drove to victory in the Coppa Ciano, but the documentation is not conclusive. Two of his novels were made into Hollywood films, and his subsequent publications helped give impetus to the fledgling campaign for animal rights. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Books by Hans Ruesch.