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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1908 Czelakovsky Vrba Show »
1910 Zokkowitz Vrba Show »
1913 Drtina / Novosny Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. Czech nationalist working to improve the relations between Czechs and Germans both within and outside Bohemia. He took active part of the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in the trial against 53 alleged Serbian traitors in 1908. He fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism and in 1912, when a war between the the double monarchy and Serbia seemed inevitable, he successfully acted as mediator. Show »
1913 Krejci Zamenhof Zamenhof invented Esperanto, the most important of the international artificial languages. Show »
1914 Drtina / Novosny Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. Czech nationalist working to improve the relations between Czechs and Germans both within and outside Bohemia. He took active part of the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in the trial against 53 alleged Serbian traitors in 1908. He fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism and in 1912, when a war between the the double monarchy and Serbia seemed inevitable, he successfully acted as mediator. Show »
1915 Drtina / Novosny Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. Czech nationalist working to improve the relations between Czechs and Germans both within and outside Bohemia. He took active part of the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in the trial against 53 alleged Serbian traitors in 1908. He fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism and in 1912, when a war between the the double monarchy and Serbia seemed inevitable, he successfully acted as mediator. Show »
1915 Kotlar Vrba Show »
1921 22 Professors at the University of Prague (Drtina and Novotny) Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1921 84 members of the Czechoslovakian parliament Masaryk Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia. Show »
1924 Benes Viscount Cecil of Chelwood Lord Cecil was one of the principal drafters of the League of Nations Covenant (1919). He contributed greatly to the establishment of the League's institutions and he took a leading role in the its activities. Already in 1916 he had begun to draw up an international peacekeeping agreement, and in 1919, when he attended the Paris Peace Conference, his ideas proved generally compatible with those of President Woodrow Wilson. Lord Cecil was also chairman of the "League of Nations Union" and he used it to raise British public opinion in favour of the League. He was member of the Council of the League of Nations and he contributed to the peaceful settlement of the conflict between Greece and Italy. Show »
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