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in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 6-5
   
Nominee:  
Élie Ducommun
M
1833
1906
Veteran peace advocate. Honorary secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1902 »
   
Motivation: Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration.
   
Nominator:
 
3 Professors at the University of Lausanne
Professors of Law
Lausanne
Lausanne
CH (SWITZERLAND)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
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