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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Martin The International Committee of the Red Cross The International Committee of the Red Cross (Comité International de la Croix-Rouge) was founded in 1863 by Jean Henry Dunant. He initiated the negotiations that resulted in the Geneva Convention concerning the treatment of wounded soldiers (1864). Its aim was to help victims of war, both military personnel and civilians. Show »
1920 Borel 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 »
1921 Claparède Périnet Périnet was the founder of "Ligues de bonté" Show »
1922 Comité international de la Croix-Rouge Jebb Show »
1923 Ador Ferrière Ferrière was the founder and leader of "Agence internationale de secours et de renseignement en faveur des prisonniers de guerre", an intelligence agency established by the International Red Cross. Its aim was to locate and repatriate prisoners of war. From 1919 to 1921 Ferrière aided the Austrian-Hungarian population. Show »
1923 Werner Ferrière Ferrière was the founder and leader of "Agence internationale de secours et de renseignement en faveur des prisonniers de guerre", an intelligence agency established by the International Red Cross. Its aim was to locate and repatriate prisoners of war. From 1919 to 1921 Ferrière aided the Austrian-Hungarian population. Show »
1924 Werner Ferrière Ferrière was the founder and leader of "Agence internationale de secours et de renseignement en faveur des prisonniers de guerre", an intelligence agency established by the International Red Cross. Its aim was to locate and repatriate prisoners of war. From 1919 to 1921 Ferrière aided the Austrian-Hungarian population. Show »
1925 Borel Weiss Weiss was nominated for his contribution to the development of international law, mainly through his extensive scientific writings on international civil law. He promoted mediation, a permanent international court of arbitration and sanctions in order to observe the rules of international law. Weiss was member of several juridical associations, including Institut de France, Institut de Droit International, and the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Show »
1926 Favre 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 »
1934 Borel Efremoff Efremoff founded and organized the Russian Inter-Parliamentary Group(1909). He worked within the League of Nations to establish an international mediation institution by proposing an International Institute of Conciliation. He published many articles on the subject in the "Revue de Droit International". Show »
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