10 euro: Martinique (Victor Schoelcher)

Series: France: Regions of France

Image of a coin 10 euro | France | Martinique (Victor Schoelcher) | 2012
Victor Schoelcher (22 July 1804, Paris - 25 December 1893, Houilles) was a French abolitionist writer in the 19th century and the main spokesman for a group from Paris who worked for the abolition of slavery, and formed an abolition society in 1834. He worked especially hard for the abolition of slavery on the Caribbean islands.