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

Year: 1904
Number: 9-1
   
Nominee 1:  
John Theodor Lund
M
1842
1913
Member of parliament. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913).
Bergen
NO (NORWAY)
   
Nominee 2:  
Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
F
1843
1914
Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Vienna
AT (AUSTRIA)
Pea 1905 »
   
Motivation: Lund was a pioneer in Norwegian inter-parliamentary peace work, and he represented Norway at several international peace conferences.
Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement.
   
Nominator:
 
Philip James Stanhope
M
Member of the Council of the Inter-parliamentary Union.
GB (UNITED KINGDOM)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Halvdan Koht
M
   
Comment: Stanhope nominated both John Lund and Bertha von Suttner. The nomination was made on behalf of the British Inter-Parliamentary Group.
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