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Nobel Peace Prize, 1901-1956

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1923 Wehberg Rolin-Jacquemyns
Ruyssen
Rolin-Jacquemyns was the founder and Secretary General (1906-1923) of the Institute of International Law. He was managing director of the juridical library at the Peace Palace in Geneva 1913-1923. Rolin was member of several commissions and associations, and Secretary General of the Academy of International Law at The Hague. His major scientific work was "The International Private Law" (1899). Ruyssen was president of "La Paix par le Droit", the most prominent French peace association, and he was editor of the association's journal. He was an executive member of both the International Peace Bureau and "Ligue des Droits de l'Homme". Ruyssen promoted peace and disarmament, and he was secretary general of "Union des Associations pour la Société des Nations" (The Union of Associations of the League of Nations). Show »
1923 Wehberg Ruyssen
Rolin-Jacquemyns
Ruyssen was president of "La Paix par le Droit", the most prominent French peace association, and he was editor of the association's journal. He was an executive member of both the International Peace Bureau and "Ligue des Droits de l'Homme". Ruyssen promoted peace and disarmament, and he was secretary general of "Union des Associations pour la Société des Nations" (The Union of Associations of the League of Nations). Rolin-Jacquemyns was the founder and Secretary General (1906-1923) of the Institute of International Law. He was managing director of the juridical library at the Peace Palace in Geneva 1913-1923. Rolin was member of several commissions and associations, and Secretary General of the Academy of International Law at The Hague. His major scientific work was "The International Private Law" (1899). Show »
1924 Wehberg The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments. Show »
1925 Wehberg Quidde Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. Show »
1925 Wehberg The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments. Show »
1926 Wehberg Quidde Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. Show »
1926 Wehberg The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments. Show »
1927 Wehberg Quidde
The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments. Show »
1927 Wehberg The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Quidde
The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments. Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. Show »
1928 Wehberg Schücking
Scott
Schücking promoted international law and arbitration. He had been associated with the Institute of International Law since 1910. After WWI Schücking became a leading member of the "Deutsche Liga für den Völkervorbund" and he worked primarily on a draft of a covenant for the League of Nations. He was a member of the German delegation to the Versailles peace negotiations. In 1919 Schücking initiated the founding of a new German Inter-Parliamentary Group, over which he presided. He was also a member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Scott was secretary of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1911-1940) and director of its Division of International Law. He worked for the US conscription service during WWI, and he was one of the organizers of the US Foreign Policy Conference in New York in 1917. Scott was editor-in-chief of the "American Journal of International Law", and he was the author of "The Status of the International Court of Justice" (1914). He advocated and strongly favored the establishment of an international court of justice. Show »
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