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

Year: 1901
Number: 7-2
   
Nominee:  
Jean Henry Dunant
M
1828
1910
Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1901 »
   
Motivation: Dunant was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross and he was the initiator of the Geneva Convention.
   
Nominator:
 
Elias Sunde
M
Minister of Finance.
Kristiania (Oslo)
NO (NORWAY)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Sunde endorsed a nomination initiated by Mrs. Liane Fyhn and the Alliance Universelle des Femmes Pour la Paix. Liane Fyhn emphasized the importance of the efforts conducted by Dunant and the Red Cross Committee.
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