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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1904 Zoller von Suttner Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement. Show »
1917 Görrisheim Scherrer-Füllemann Scherrer-Füllemann was a prominent member of Swiss political life. He represented Sankt Gallen canton in the Swiss parliament for several years, and he was one of the most conductive personalities of the democratic party. President of the Swiss Inter-Parliamentary Group, which he represented at the Inter-Parliamentary Council. In August 1914 he contributed to the founding of the Swiss Committee for the Study of Lasting Peace, of which he became Chairman when Otfried Nippold resigned. Executive member of the Central Organization for a Durable Peace. Advocate of peace, legal internationalism and humanism. Show »
1918 The Faculty of Law at the University of Basel Agence Internationale des prisonniers de Guerre The agency was set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross, in order to provide information on prisoners of war. Show »
1918 Thommen Agence Internationale des prisonniers de Guerre The agency was set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross, in order to provide information on prisoners of war. Show »
1923 Bauer The Greek Red Cross (Croix-Rouge Hellénique) Croix-Rouge Hellénique was nominated for its efforts to aid refugees from Asia Minor and Thrace (Thracia). Show »
1923 Professors of Political Science, History and Philosophy (University of Basel) The Greek Red Cross (Croix-Rouge Hellénique) Croix-Rouge Hellénique was nominated for its efforts to aid refugees from Asia Minor and Thrace (Thracia). Show »
1927 Oeri Huber
Motta
Huber attended the second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and he acted as legal advisor to the Swiss foreign minister 1918-1922. He represented Switzerland in the post-war negotiations with the Allied Powers and he was member of the Swiss delegation to the League of Nations 1920-1921. Huber was president of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague 1925-1927. He advocated international law and arbitration. Motta was the chief Swiss delegate to the League of Nations from 1920. He became Honorary President of the first League assembly (1920) and President of the fifth assembly (1924). Protector of Swiss neutrality. Show »
1927 Oeri Motta
Huber
Motta was the chief Swiss delegate to the League of Nations from 1920. He became Honorary President of the first League assembly (1920) and President of the fifth assembly (1924). Protector of Swiss neutrality. Huber attended the second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and he acted as legal advisor to the Swiss foreign minister 1918-1922. He represented Switzerland in the post-war negotiations with the Allied Powers and he was member of the Swiss delegation to the League of Nations 1920-1921. Huber was president of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague 1925-1927. He advocated international law and arbitration. Show »
1936 Baumgarten von Ossietzky Ossietzky worked for the organized German peace movement until 1921 (he resigned from his post as secretary of the German Peace Society because he disagreed with its policy). He became foreign editor of the "Berliner Volkszeitung", a democratic and anti-militaristic newspaper. Later he became editor of "Das Tagebuch" and "Die Weltbühne". Ossietzky criticized the Nazi Party and the disparities of the Weimar Republic, while he actively advocated justice and democratic rights. He warned against anti-Semitism, opposed the death penalty, supported reconciliation with France, and he advocated the acceptance of Germany as an equal member of the League of Nations. When Hitler became chancellor in 1933 and the Nazi Party became the predominant political power in Germany, Ossietzky was arrested and confined to a concentration camp. Show »
1936 Mangold von Ossietzky Ossietzky worked for the organized German peace movement until 1921 (he resigned from his post as secretary of the German Peace Society because he disagreed with its policy). He became foreign editor of the "Berliner Volkszeitung", a democratic and anti-militaristic newspaper. Later he became editor of "Das Tagebuch" and "Die Weltbühne". Ossietzky criticized the Nazi Party and the disparities of the Weimar Republic, while he actively advocated justice and democratic rights. He warned against anti-Semitism, opposed the death penalty, supported reconciliation with France, and he advocated the acceptance of Germany as an equal member of the League of Nations. When Hitler became chancellor in 1933 and the Nazi Party became the predominant political power in Germany, Ossietzky was arrested and confined to a concentration camp. Show »
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