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

Year: 1901
Number: 4-9
   
Nominee:  
William Randal Cremer
M
1838
1908
Member of parliament. Secretary of the International Arbitration League. Co-founder of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
London
GB (UNITED KINGDOM)
Pea 1903 »
   
Motivation: Cremer established the International Arbitration League in 1870. He initiated an arbitration treaty between Great Britain and the USA. Cremer organized and promoted inter-parliamentary peace conferences, and he was editor of the journal "The Arbitrator". He was the only labor leader in the peace movement. Cremer was also one of the founders of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
   
Nominator:
 
Heinrich Lammasch
M
Professor of Law. Pacifist. Member of the Institute of International Law.
Vienna
Vienna
AT (AUSTRIA)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Lammasch wanted the Norwegian Nobel Committee to bestow an honorary peace award on Czar Nikolai II of Russia for his initiative that resulted in the 1899 Hague Peace Conference. In addition, Lammasch wished that the Nobel Committee would divide the prize money between some worthy peace workers, namely William Randall Cremer, Frédéric Passy and Bertha von Suttner.
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