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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nomination Database for the
Nobel Peace Prize, 1901-1956

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1932 Nilsson Pratap Pratap gave up his property for educational purposes, and he established a technical college at Brindaban. In 1913 he took part in Gandhi's campaign in South Africa. He traveled around the world to create awareness about the situtation in Afghanistan and India. In 1925 he went on a mission to Tibet and met the Dalai Lama. He was primarily on an unofficial economic mission on behalf of Afghanistan, but he also wanted to expose the British brutalities in India. He called himself the servant of the powerless and weak. Show »
1934 Bhadarkar Banerjee Banerjee was nominated for his book "Secrets of Religion and Way to Peace". Show »
1934 Gupta Banerjee Banerjee was nominated for his book "Secrets of Religion and Way to Peace". Show »
1936 Bhandakar Banerjee Banerjee was nominated for his book "Secrets of Religion and Way to Peace". Show »
1936 Gupta Banerjee Banerjee was nominated for his book "Secrets of Religion and Way to Peace". Show »
1937 Bagchi Mukherjee Show »
1937 Colbjørnsen Gandhi Gandhi advocated racial, social and political peace, and he was "a living incarnation of the ideal of peace itself" while leading the Indian nationalist movement in a non-violent struggle against British rule. Gandhi managed to unite conflicting religious groups in peaceful cooperation guided by the ideals of Ahimsa ("noninjury") and Satyagraha ("truth force"). In 1915 he was given the popular title Mahatma (Great Soul) by Rabindranath Tagore. Show »
1938 Bagchi Mukherjee Show »
1938 Colbjørnsen Gandhi Gandhi was nominated as an advocate of racial, social and political peace, and for being "a living incarnation of the ideal of peace itself" while leading the Indian nationalist movement in a non-violent struggle against British rule. Gandhi managed to unite conflicting religious groups in a peaceful cooperation guided by the ideals of Ahimsa ("noninjury") and Satyagraha ("truth force"). Show »
1938 Gupta Banerjee Banerjee was nominated for his book "Secrets of Religion and Way to Peace". Show »
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