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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Traeger 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 von Bar The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. Show »
1901 von Liszt 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 »
1902 21 members of the Württemberg parliament von Suttner Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement. Show »
1902 Harburger The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International) The Institute of International Law was nominated for its work to draft the first international arbitration regulations, and for its efforts to establish a codification of the laws of war. Show »
1902 Lehmann Tolstoy Tolstoy was nominated for his literary works, especially his later hilosophical and religious books). He promoted peace and anti-militarism. Show »
1902 Richter von Suttner
The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations. Show »
1902 von Bar The Inter-Parliamentary Union The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and it organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. Show »
1903 Gareis The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International) The Institute of International Law was nominated for its contribution to the development of international law and arbitration, and for its efforts to further brotherhood and peace. Show »
1903 Harburger The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International)
Martens
The Institute of International Law was nominated for its contribution to the development of international law and arbitration, and for its efforts to further brotherhood and peace. Martens advocated international arbitration, and he also worked to establish a codification of the laws of war. Show »
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