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

Year: 1901
Number: 5-2
   
Nominee:  
Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps
M
1847
1933
Professor of International Law
Louvain
Louvain
BE (BELGIUM)
   
Motivation: Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement.
   
Nominator:
 
The Hungarian Inter-Parliamentary Group (Apponyi)
Members of Parliament
HU (HUNGARY)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: The evaluation of Descamps listed the Hungarian Inter-Parliamentary Group as one of the nominators. However, in the letter from this group there is no mention of Descamps, only of William Randal Cremer, Frédéric Passy and Bertha von Suttner.
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