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

Year: 1902
Number: 1-4
   
Nominee 1:  
Klas Pontus Arnoldson
M
1844
1916
Veteran peace activist. Author, orator and peace society leader.
Stockholm
SE (SWEDEN)
Pea 1908 »
   
Nominee 2:  
Fredrik Bajer
M
1837
1922
Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.
Copenhagen
DK (DENMARK)
Pea 1908 »
   
Motivation: Arnoldson was nominated for his book "Seklernas hopp" about peace, the peace movement and peace workers. He was one of the founders of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society, and he carried on a vigorous campaign for arbitration in his writings. Arnoldson produced substantial works on religion and peace.
Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate.
   
Nominators:
 
Bernhard Hanssen
J.J. Svendabøe
Thore Myrvang
M
Members of the Norwegian parliament
Kristiania (Oslo)
NO (NORWAY)
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: The nominators suggested a divided prize between the two nominees.

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