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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1930 Schmittmann Förster Förster promoted ethics, peace and international arbitration. He worked to improve the relations between France and Germany. Förster represented the pedagogic school of the peace movement. He was not motivated by political sentiments, but by his religious understanding and perception of ethics. He was a proponent of anti-militarism. Show »
1951 Peters Buchmann Buchmann was nominated for his peace efforts, especially his work in the Moral Rearmament movement. He founded the movement in 1920s as the Oxford Group. It based its teaching on the Four Absolutes" (honesty, purity, unselfishness, love). Later, as the MRA (1938), it became more involved in political and social issues, particularly during the Cold War period when its anticommunist orientation found a receptive climate. Show »
1952 Peters Buchman Buchmann was nominated for his peace efforts, especially his work in the Moral Rearmament movement. He founded the movement in 1920s as the Oxford Group. It based its teaching on the Four Absolutes" (honesty, purity, unselfishness, love). Later, as the MRA (1938), it became more involved in political and social issues, particularly during the Cold War period when its anticommunist orientation found a receptive climate. Show »
1953 Peters Buchman Buchmann was nominated for his peace efforts, especially his work in the Moral Rearmament movement. He founded the movement in 1920s as the Oxford Group. It based its teaching on the Four Absolutes" (honesty, purity, unselfishness, love). Later, as the MRA (1938), it became more involved in political and social issues, particularly during the Cold War period when its anticommunist orientation found a receptive climate. Show »
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