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

Year: 1902
Number: 2-4
   
Nominee 1:  
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 »
   
Nominee 2:  
The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Central office for coordination of peace activities.
Bern
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1910 »
   
Motivation: 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.
The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
   
Nominator:
 
Knut Wicksell
M
Professor of Political Economy
Lund
Lund
SE (SWEDEN)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: The nominator suggested a divided prize between the two nominees. Bajer was one of the founders of the Peace Bureau.
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