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in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 6-7
   
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:
 
Alfred Jeanhenry
M
Professor of Public Law
Neuchâtel
CH (SWITZERLAND)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Jeanhenry nominated three candidates: Élie Ducommun, The Permanent International Peace Bureau and Frédéric Passy. He especially recommended Élie Ducommun as a worthy recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Jeanhenry fully supported Henri Morel in his efforts to promote the candidacy of Ducommun, IPBP and Passy.
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