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Nobel Peace Prize, 1901-1956

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1927 Wurmová Benes Benes was nominated for his contribution to Czech independence and for developing an international organization based on the Covenant of the League of Nations. In Paris he and Masaryk formed a propaganda organization that eventually became a Czechoslovak provisional government. With the collapse of Austria-Hungary in November 1918, a new Czechoslovak state was quickly formed. Benes became Foreign Minister of the new government. Benes contributed to the preparation of the Geneva Protocol, the basis for the negotiations in Locarno. Show »
1929 Wurmowá Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1930 Wurmowá Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1931 Wurmowá Union des Associations pour la Société des Nations Union des Associations pour la Société des Nations was founded in 1919 as a debate forum for the League of Nations. Its aim was to reach a decision on how to organize the League of Nations. The Union prepared cases for the League of Nations, and it contributed to increased understanding between the national associations of the League. Show »
1936 Wurmowá Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1937 Wurmowá Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1938 Wurmová Benes Benes was nominated for his contribution to Czech independence and for developing an international organization based on the Covenant of the League of Nations. In Paris he and Masaryk formed a propaganda organization that eventually became a Czechoslovak provisional government. With the collapse of Austria-Hungary in November 1918, a new Czechoslovak state was quickly formed. Benes became Foreign Minister of the new government. Benes contributed to the preparation of the Geneva Protocol, the basis for the negotiations in Locarno. Show »
1938 Wurmová The Permanent International Peace Bureau The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It advocated peace, pacifism and international law. During WWI the Peace Bureau helped prisoners of war and other victims of the war. Show »
1947 6 professors at the Masaryk University Benes Benes was nominated for his struggle for democracy and peace throughout his political life. Show »
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