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

Year: 1926
Number: 23-1
   
Nominee:  
Viscount Shishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
M
1840
1931
Politician, financier and industrialist. Founder of the first Japanese bank.
Tokyo
JP (JAPAN)
   
Motivation: Shibusawa was involved in almost every enterprise associated with Japanese industrial development. He worked to improve the relations between the USA and Japan concerning the legal status of Japanese workers in California. He retired in 1916 to devote himself to charity.


   
Nominator:
 
Tasuku Harada
M
Professor of Japanese Language and History
Hawaii
JP (JAPAN)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Ragnvald Moe
M
   
Comment: The nomination was supported A.L. Dean, President of the University of Hawaii.
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