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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Professors at the University of Louvain Descamps Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement. Show »
1915 6 professors at the Faculty of Law at the University of Louvain Descamps Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement. Show »
1954 Waeyenberg The Academy of International Law (Académie de Droit international de la Haye) The Academy was founded in 1914 as a result of Tobias Asser's initiative and funding from the Carnegie endowment. It had made a lasting contribution to international law through its lectures and meetings. The nominators emphasized the importance of establishing a solid foundation for international law. Show »
1956 Pirelt The Academy of International Law (Académie de Droit international de la Haye) The Academy was founded in 1914 as a result of Tobias Asser's initiative and funding from the Carnegie endowment. It had made a lasting contribution to international law through its lectures and meetings. The nominators emphasized the importance of establishing a solid foundation for international law. Show »
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