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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 24 members of the Würtemberg Parliament (House of Deputies) Richter Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897. Show »
1901 24 members of the Würtemberg Parliament (House of Deputies) Umfrid Umfried was chairman of the Stuttgart Peace Society and vice-president of the German Peace Society. He worked hard to change the attitude of the German evangelical clergy towards peace. He wrote and published numerous articles on peace. His major work was "Europa den Europäern. Politische Ketzereien". Show »
1901 24 members of the Württemberg parliament (House of Deputies) Dunant Dunant was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross and he was the initiator of the Geneva Convention. Show »
1901 40 members of the Württemberg parliament (House of Deputies) Dunant Dunant was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross and he was the initiator of the Geneva Convention. Show »
1901 Count von Bothmer Passy Passy's career as a peace worker began in 1856 with his opposition to the Crimean War. In 1867 he founded the first French peace society (Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix). Passy promoted free trade, pacifism, international law and arbitration. As a member of parliament (1881-1889), Passy also contributed to the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Show »
1901 Four members of the German Parliament 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 »
1901 Haussmann Mühlberger Mühlberger was nominated for his extensive thinking on war and peace, and especially for his book on Proudhon (1899), in which he expressed several ideas on how to deal with the issue of war and peace. Show »
1901 Hernes Loewenthal Loewenthal was one of the earliest promoters of the necessity to establish a league of European states. He also promited disarmament, reform of international law and the introduction of obligatory arbitration of disputes between states through an international system of "peace justice". He was instrumental in the founding of what was later known as the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Show »
1901 Hirsch The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. Show »
1901 Richter Passy Passy's career as a peace worker began in 1856 with his opposition to the Crimean War. In 1867 he founded the first French peace society (Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix). Passy promoted free trade, pacifism, international law and arbitration. As a member of parliament (1881-1889), Passy also contributed to the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Show »
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