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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1927 The Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden (D. van Blom) Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol. Show »
1928 C. van Vollenhoven / van Eysinga Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol. Show »
1928 The Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol. Show »
1929 The Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol and to the Briand-Kellogg Pact. Show »
1930 The Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol and to the Briand-Kellogg Pact. Show »
1930 Vollenhoven Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol and to the Briand-Kellogg Pact. Show »
1932 The Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden Shotwell Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol and to the Briand-Kellogg Pact. Show »
1939 van Eysinga Chamberlain Chamberlain was nominated for his contribution to the Munich Agreement (September 30, 1938). The agreement accepted Hitler's claim that Czechoslovakia had to cede the Sudetenland to Germany. It was seen as a successful attempt to prevent the outbreak of a general war in Europe. Show »
1946 van Eysinga Balch Balch had actively worked for peace since 1915, and she had been one of the leaders of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom since 1919. She promoted disarmament, and she opposed US isolationism and neutrality, claiming that neutrality was selfish. Balch strongly advocated the need to resist fascism and aggression through non-violent methods and international co-operation. She also established summer schools to promote peace. During the 1930s she aided Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany. Initially she opposed WWII because she opposed all war in general, but she supported US entry into the war in 1941. Balch saw Nazism as the personification of evil and a threat to humanity that had to be stopped. Show »
1949 van Beumelen/ Westrtrate International Labour Organisation (ILO) ILO was nominated for its efforts to accomplish international agreements on improved working conditions. Show »
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