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

Year: 1947
Number: 4-1
   
Nominee:  
Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
M
1869
1948
Jurist. Leader of Indian nationalist, independence and social justice movements
Delhi
IN (INDIA)
   
Motivation: Gandhi advocated racial, social and political peace, and he was "a living incarnation of the ideal of peace itself" while leading the Indian nationalist movement in a non-violent struggle against British rule.
   
Nominator:
 
BG Kher
M
Prime Minister of Bombay province
Bombay
IN (INDIA)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Jens Arup Seip
M
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