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

Year: 1935
Number: 18-33
   
Nominee:  
Afranio de Mello Franco
M
1870
1943
Jurist. Former Foreign Minister
BR (BRAZIL)
   
Motivation: De Mello Franco was nominated for his role as mediator in the conflict between Colombia and Peru.
   
Nominator:
 
The Chilean government
M
Members of government
Santiago
CL (CHILE)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Frede Castberg
M
   
Comment: The conflict between Colombia and Peru erupted in 1932 when 300 Peruvians occupied the Leticia harbour. The jurisdiction over Leticia had been handed over from Peru to Colombia in 1922.
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