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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1902 The Faculty of Law at the University of Bordeaux The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International) The Institute of International Law was nominated for its work to draft the first international arbitration regulations, and for its efforts to establish a codification of the laws of war. Show »
1909 Ruyssen Richter
The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations. Show »
1909 Ruyssen The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Richter
The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations. Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897. Show »
1911 Ruyssen The Peace Society The Peace Society was one of the most influential elements in the British peace movement. It introduced the notion of arbitration to British inter-parliamentary peace work. Show »
1915 Ruyssen Albert I Albert I was nominated for his national sacrifice in order to uphold the idea of international law after the outbreak of war in 1914. Show »
1915 The Faculty of Law at the University of Bordeaux Albert I Albert I was nominated for his national sacrifice in order to uphold the idea of international law after the outbreak of war in 1914. Show »
1918 Ruyssen Wilson Wilson advocated international law and arbitration. In January 1917 he had made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the belligerents to end the war, calling for a "peace without victory". Show »
1919 Ruyssen Wilson Wilson advocated international law and arbitration. In January 1917 he had made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the belligerents to end the war, calling for a "peace without victory". After the USA had entered the war, Wilson outlined his view on a post-war settlement through his "Fourteen points". These became the guiding principles for the Paris Peace Conference (1919-20), and included the establishment of the League of Nations. However, Wilson failed to obtain ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, and the USA did not join the League of Nations. Show »
1920 Ruyssen Wilson Wilson advocated international law and arbitration. In January 1917 he had made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the belligerents to end the war, calling for a "peace without victory". After the USA had entered the war, Wilson outlined his view on a post-war settlement through his "Fourteen points". These became the guiding principles for the Paris Peace Conference (1919-20), and included the establishment of the League of Nations. However, Wilson failed to obtain ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, and the USA did not join the League of Nations. Show »
1923 Ruyssen The Peace Society The Peace Society was one of the most influential elements in the British peace movement. It introduced the notion of arbitration to British inter-parliamentary peace work. Show »
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