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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1910 Woodward Jordan Jordan was nominated for his book "The Human Harvest". Show »
1915 Krehbiel The Belgian Relief Committee Show »
1917 Huston Jordan Show »
1918 Huston Jordan Jordan was a well-known natural scientist. Inspired by social-darwinism, he considered war to be the greatest threat to the human race in that it caused a "reversal of selection". He therefore advocated peace and pacifism. Jordan was a member of commissions on US-Canadian relations (1896-1911). He presided over the World Peace Foundation (1909-1911), and served as an unofficial consultant for the US-Mexican commission that tried to solve the dispute between the two (1916). Jordan was vice-president of the World Peace Conference at The Hague in 1913 and for a similar congress in San Fransisco (1915). He also served as vice-president or executive member of several peace organizations, and he was a well-known lecturer both in the USA and abroad. Among his major works were "The Blood of the Nation" (1902), "The Human Harvest" (1907), "War and Waste" (1913), "Annexation and Conquest" (1916). Show »
1923 Jordan Addams Addams was the co-founder and president of the Women's Peace Party (1915). In 1915 she attended the Women's Peace Conference at The Hague, and she was elected president of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace. After the conference Addams and several of the delegates went on a peace mission to the European political leaders and to the American president. Addams was elected president of the newly formed Women's International League for Peace and Freedom at the second Women's Peace Conference in 1919. Show »
1926 Robinson / Kirkwood Jordan Jordan was a well-known natural scientist. Inspired by social-darwinism, he considered war to be the greatest threat to the human race in that it caused a "reversal of selection". He therefore advocated peace and pacifism. Jordan was a member of commissions on US-Canadian relations (1896-1911). He presided over the World Peace Foundation (1909-1911), and served as an unofficial consultant for the US-Mexican commission that tried to solve the dispute between the two (1916). Jordan was vice-president of the World Peace Conference at The Hague in 1913 and for a similar congress in San Fransisco (1915). He also served as vice-president or executive member of several peace organizations, and he was a well-known lecturer both in the USA and abroad. Among his major works were "The Blood of the Nation" (1902), "The Human Harvest" (1907), "War and Waste" (1913), "Annexation and Conquest" (1916). Show »
1941 Robinson Hoover Show »
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