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

Year: 1930
Number: 18-3
   
Nominee:  
Tomás Garrigue Masaryk
M
1850
1937
President of Czechoslovakia (1918-1935)
Prague
Prague
CZ (CZECH REPUBLIC)
   
Motivation: Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia.
   
Nominator:
 
Fedor Ruppeldt
M
Member of the Council of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
Zilina
SK (SLOVAKIA)
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: Masaryk was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.
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