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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1902 Bjørnson Lowther Lowther contributed to the drafting of the arbitration agreement between Argentina and Chile. Show »
1902 Gram 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 Hanssen/ Svendabøe/ Myrvang Arnoldson
Bajer
Arnoldson was nominated for his book "Seklernas hopp" about peace, the peace movement and peace workers. He was one of the founders of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society, and he carried on a vigorous campaign for arbitration in his writings. Arnoldson produced substantial works on religion and peace. 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 »
1902 Horst Cremer
Gobat
Ducommun
Cremer established the International Arbitration League in 1870. He initiated an arbitration treaty between Great Britain and the USA. Cremer organized and promoted inter-parliamentary peace conferences, and he was editor of the journal "The Arbitrator". He was the only labor leader in the peace movement and he promoted brotherhood between the working classes in England and France. Cremer was also one of the founders of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Gobat was secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He was one of the leading administrators in the peace movement. Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration. Show »
1902 Horst The Inter-Parliamentary Union
The Permanent International Peace Bureau
The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and it organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. 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 Lund Gobat
Ducommun
Gobat was secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He was one of the leading administrators in the peace movement. Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration. Show »
1902 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 »
1902 Vik Arnoldson Arnoldson was nominated for his book "Seklernas hopp" about peace, the peace movement and peace workers. He was one of the founders of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society, and he carried on a vigorous campaign for arbitration in his writings. Arnoldson produced substantial works on religion and peace. Show »
1903 Aschehoug 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 Bjørnson Barrington
Lowther
Barrington and Lowther was nominated for their contribution to the disarmament and arbitration treaties between Chile and Argentina. Show »
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