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The Nobel Peace Prize 1919
Woodrow Wilson

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1919

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1919 was awarded to Woodrow Wilson.

Woodrow Wilson received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1920. During the selection process in 1919, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that none of the year's nominations met the criteria as outlined in the will of Alfred Nobel. According to the Nobel Foundation's statutes, the Nobel Prize can in such a case be reserved until the following year, and this statute was then applied. Woodrow Wilson therefore received his Nobel Prize for 1919 one year later, in 1920.

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