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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Getz 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 Hanssen Bajer
Passy
Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate. 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 Hanssen Passy
Bajer
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. Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate. Show »
1901 Horst The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. Show »
1901 Lund Gobat Gobat was secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Bureau, which had been established at the Inter-Parliamentary Union's conference in 1892. He was the Union's leading administrator, organizing its meetings and publishing proceedings from its conferences. Gobat was particularly preoccupied with the idea of international arbitration, and he was central to the establishment of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 1899. He was also a member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Show »
1901 Lund Pauncefote of Preston Pauncefote dealt successfully with the problems concerning seal fishing in the Bering Sea, the Venezuela Boundary Dispute, and the Panama Canal question (the Hay-Pauncefote treaties 1899-1901). As a delegate to the First Hague Conference (1899) he was a leading figure in the formation of a permanent tribunal of arbitration. Show »
1901 Lund Stead Stead promoted peace and international arbitration. He attended several peace conferences, including The Hague (1899) and Kristiania (1899). Stead instigated the so-called "Peace Crusade" in England and Scotland, and he published the journal "War against war". He believed that the best guarantee for world peace would be a peace treaty between Great Britain and Russia. Stead also agitated vigorously against the Boer War. Show »
1901 Lund The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. Show »
1901 Qvam 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 Sunde 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 »
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